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Description: The White Cottage
Date Listed: 26 June 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 226299
OS Grid Reference: TM1843590680
OS Grid Coordinates: 618435, 290680
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4703, 1.2146
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5321 WACTON WACTON COMMON
The White Cottage
TM 1890 28/1255
Late C14/early C15 "Wealden" house with open hall (not floored) with queen
post roof with arched braces and with 2 storeyed bays at each end.
Plastered timber-frame. Hipped thatched roof. Central hall with large
6-light mullion window, 2 storeys at each end with small 3 and 4-light
mullion windows. All windows replicas of original, one original 4-light
mullion window at rear. Doorway on right of hall to screens passage with
modern oak door and arch.
Interior: the screen has been removed, but there are 2 shouldered arch
doorways in the screens passage to the service room and the room above.
Later lean-to on west end. Large modern one storey flat roofed wing at
Listing NGR: TM1843590680
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Source: English Heritage
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