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Description: Hanging Cover Cottage
Date Listed: 23 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 161003
OS Grid Reference: TL3874620215
OS Grid Coordinates: 538746, 220215
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8633, 0.0136
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TL 32 SE STANDON BARWICK ROAD
(west side) )
1/27 Hanging Cover Cottage
House. Circa 1500, altered in C17, restored c1970, extended at N
1982. Timber frame on brick and flint plinth. Plastered above,
weatherboarded below. Steep old red tile roofs. One and a half
storeys old S part and C20 single-storey weatherboarded N part in
line facing E. Large central chimney at the change of height and
small external gable chimney at S. Gabled dormer to old part
with 2-light casement below and a boarded door to right in a
Tudor arched. doorway. 2 small casement oriels on S end, one to
each floor. The old part of the house comprises the upper end
bay of a formerly 2-bay open hall, and the adjoining 2-storeyed
bay. Crown-post roof with longitudial arched braces to collar
purlin and cambered tie-beam with arched brace. Unusual jointing
detail in ground floor partition where most studs are kept firm
by a combination of tongue-and-groove and wedges. Frame exposed
inside house. (RCHM Typescript)
Listing NGR: TL3874620215
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