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Description: Elizabeths Cottage
Date Listed: 28 June 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 122189
OS Grid Reference: TL6037626893
OS Grid Coordinates: 560376, 226893
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9175, 0.3305
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House, c 1500, timber framed and plastered and of one storey and attics. Half
hipped peg tile roof with 3 small gabled dormers and 2 ridgeline, small, red brick
stacks. Front has central C20 gabled peg tile porch and timber casements. Remarkable
small open-hall house, with later, inserted floor and stack. 2 bay hall with heavy
arch braces to tie beam, mounting crown post roof, remnants of in-line parlour bay,
open to roof and complete service/solar bay. An extra bay has been added at the E end
Framing is very complete and the use of side purlins, on jowled posts, over the
service/solar bay only, seems a unique feature. Halved and bridled scarf joints in
top plates of hall.
Listing NGR: TL6037626893
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Source: English Heritage
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