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Orchard Cottage to East of Number 98, Sawbridgeworth

Description: Orchard Cottage to East of Number 98

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 October 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 160873

OS Grid Reference: TL4870815020
OS Grid Coordinates: 548708, 215020
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8140, 0.1559

Location: 96 Station Road, Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire CM21 9JZ

Locality: Sawbridgeworth
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: CM21 9JZ

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Orchard Cottage
to E of No 98
TL 4871 1502:2/12
Early C18 said to have '1719' on E chimney. 2 storey and attics gambrel
roofed house with large single storey gambrel roofed wing on E. Brick
base and brick gable on W. Presumably timber framed. Old red tile gabled
roofs. Slate eaves courses to lower wing. Weatherboarded E gable.
Rough plaster to N front and low wooden parapet with moulded capping to
higher part. This has large internal gable stack on E (dated) and later
internal stack built as part of brick W gable. External lateral stack at
rear of lower wing. White gault brick slate roofed C19 rear single storey
lean-to with chimney at W end and 3 light small paned cast iron casement.
N front of higher part has 2 windows on each floor. Flat topped 2 light
dormers each of 6 small panes. Flush box sashes with 6/6 panes, original
sashes on Gd floor but renewed with horns on 1st floor. Door off centre to
E. Half glazed with 6 panes and 2 flush panels below. Up 3 stone steps
with moulded nosings. Broad frame with moulded architrave and full
entablature. Swelled frieze and flat cornice returned at ends. Door in
lower wing next corner of main house has similar architrave, 4 panelled
door, 2 glazed. Central sash window to lower wing with flush box and 6/6
panes. E gable has 3 light flush wooden casement with glazing bars.
Interior details suggest lower wing may be older. It has an axial and
cross beam chamfered with concave stops. Interior of main house has
exposed oak framework and remains of raised and fielded panelling to stair
against S wall to W. Name said to be from a Mr Orchard. Marked 'Orchard
House' on OS 25" 1879. Interesting timber framed house of 3 Periods.
Picturesque. Part of group on S side of road.

Listing NGR: TL4870815020

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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