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Rose Cottage, Stapleford Abbotts

Description: Rose Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118697

OS Grid Reference: TQ5028195363
OS Grid Coordinates: 550281, 195363
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6370, 0.1702

Location: Gutteridge Lane, Stapleford Abbotts, Essex RM4 1RP

Locality: Stapleford Abbotts
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: RM4 1RP

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Listing Text

3/13 Rose Cottage

House, late C16, altered in C18 and C20. Timber framed, plastered with some
exposed framing, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays aligned approx.
E-W, comprising 2-bay open hall with storeyed parlour/solar end at E. Axial
chimney stack at W end, possibky original, brickwork much renewed in C20.
Chimney stack at SE comer. Lean-to extension to N of W end, forming catslide
roof, C18. Single-storey extension with flat roof to N of E end, C20. Lean-to
extension at E end, C20. Single-storey with attics. S elevation, all windows
C20 including 2 gabled dormers. Exposed framing, mostly not original, but girt
supporting joinsts of solar floor is present, raised approx. 25cm above its
original position. Framing partly exposed internally. Heavy studding in
partition between hall and parlour, original doorway at S end blocked, another
made at N end. Axial beam over parlour, plain-chamfered with step stops.
Inserted floor in hall, with axial beam of softwood plain-chamfered with die-
away stops, joists plastered to soffits, C18. Jowled posts, straight braces
inside studs, not trenched. Edge-halved and bridled scarf in N wallplate.
N wall has been raised approx. 1 metre above original wallplate, probably when N
lean-to extension was constructed, producing a roof with shallower pitch in
N slope than in S.

Listing NGR: TQ5028195363

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Source: English Heritage

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