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Description: Baxter's Cottage
Date Listed: 13 November 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 173544
OS Grid Reference: TQ8023155855
OS Grid Coordinates: 580231, 155855
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2733, 0.5825
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TQ 85 NW BEARSTED THE STREET
13.11.73 Baxter's Cottage,
Eden Cottage and
listed as nos. 1,2,
and 3 Sunnyside,
Eden Cottage and
Cottages. C16 and C18. Left part of Baxter's Cottage timber
framed with red brick front. Rest of Baxter's Cottage and Eden
Cottage chequered red and grey brick, Kozecot rendered, all
with plain tile roof. Left part of Baxter's Cottage: a lower
building than the rest of the row. C16 with C18 front 2 storeys
with plinth and platt band. Ridge stack at left end. One
timber-framed bay with single C20 casement to each storey, that
to ground floor with segmental head. 2-storey single-bay timber-
framed addition to rear, late C16 or early C17, cement rendered
with hipped plain tile roof and gablet. Right part of Baxter's
Cottage, Eden Cottage and Kozecot: C18. 2 storeys and attic
with plinth, platt band to Eden cottage only, and eaves cornice.
Roof half-hipped at right end and half-hipped at left end above
junction with left part of Baxter's cottage. Ridge stack off-
centre to right. 2 hipped dormers. One first-floor casement
to each cottage over spaces between doors. 3 doors with flat
bracketted C19 hoods; ribbed door to Baxter's Cottage at left
end, ribbed door to Eden Cottage towards centre, and plain C20
door with diamond light to Kozecot towards right end. Rear
catslide roof. Interior: left part of Baxter's Cottage has
evidence for window in right gable end wall on first floor of
front bay, and exposed beams, joists and posts. Right part of
Baxter's Cottage has side purlin roof.
Listing NGR: TQ8050755716
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Source: English Heritage
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