Description: Thatched Cottage
Date Listed: 18 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 227416
OS Grid Reference: TM2629793035
OS Grid Coordinates: 626297, 293035
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4883, 1.3317
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TM 29 SE TOPCROFT ROOKERY LANE
4/69 Thatched Cottage
House. C16 and subsequently altered. Rendered C19 brick with remains
of timber frame. Thatched roof. 3-cell plan. Facade of 4 bays, 1½
storeys. C20 casement fenestration with shutters. C20 timber porch to
third bay. 4 eyebrow dormers. Off-centre axial stack. Roof height
changes to right hand bay. Interior. Right hand bay noted during
restoration in 1980 as having jowls remaining to principal posts; arch
braces to cambered tie beam; queen posts with arch braced to purlins.
5-light diamond mullion window in gable wall. Floor inserted. Adjacent
bay built as 2 storeys, with tie beam set below wall plate. Arch braces
from jowled posts to collar beam; spur tie between wall plate and arch
braces; queen posts to collar beam.
Listing NGR: TM2629793035
Source: English Heritage
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