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Description: Well Cottage
Date Listed: 23 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 175569
OS Grid Reference: TR0707726833
OS Grid Coordinates: 607077, 126833
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0036, 0.9501
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TR 071 268 ST MARY IN THE MARSH ST MARY'S ROAD
7/109 Well Cottage
House, (said to have been a Poor House), formerly cottages, now house.
Late C16 or early C17 with C19 additions. Painted brick with strip of
tile hanging beneath eaves. Plain tile roof, formerly thatched. 1½ storeys.
Hipped roof. Red and grey brick ridge stack towards left end and rear stack
towards right end. 4 hipped dormers. Irregular ground floor fenestration
of 6 leaded windows; three 2-light casements, 2 fixed lights and one rect-
angular bay with hipped tiled roof. Ribbed door below and slightly to left
of left stack, under open wood porch. C19 lean-to to right with leaded
casement. C20 rear additions. Interior: 8 timber framed bays, including
stack bay; that to right end possibly added, rest in 3 rooms of 2 bays with
stack between left and central rooms. Lateral stack to right room with
inglenook, possibly added in C18. Traces of small stack within right end room.
Exposed beams. Roof has dropped tie-beam with queen-struts to collar. Central
truss has curved passing braces between dropped tie-beam and queen-struts,
trenched past the interrupted tie-beam.
Listing NGR: TR0707726833
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Source: English Heritage
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