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Description: Verlam Cottage
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157828
OS Grid Reference: TL0789514663
OS Grid Coordinates: 507895, 214663
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8202, -0.4360
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FLAMSTEAD RIVER HILL
9/48 Verlam Cottage
House, sometime 4 cottages, now one house. Early C17, brick cased and
subdivided in late C18, rear wing and made again into one house in later
C20. Timber frame, red brick ground floor walls in Flemish-bond, upper
floor cased in brick-on-edge. Steep old red tile roof. A 2-storeys
6-windows long house, set well back from street, facing E, with catslide
rear outshut and lower gabled rear wing with porch and new entrance in
rear angle. E front has 6 2-lights small-pane sliding Yorkshire
casements under the eaves. 4 3-lights similar windows to ground floor
with cambered arches. Similar arches to 2 blocked and 2 plank doors in
heavy frames. Rear has cast-iron small-pane, casements in heavy wooden
frames. 2 large square internal chimneys the southern chimney older and
probably the survivor of a 3 cells lobby-entry C17 plan arrangement.
Interior has chamfered axial beams with hollow stops. Jowled posts and
clasped-purlin roof with straight wind-braces and squint-butted scarf
joint in wallplate.
Listing NGR: TL0789514663
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Source: English Heritage
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