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Description: Brakes Cottage
Date Listed: 29 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 264015
OS Grid Reference: ST3840417484
OS Grid Coordinates: 338404, 117484
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9535, -2.8783
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STOCKLINCH CP STONEY LANE (North side)
6/112 Brakes Cottage
Detached cottage. Possibly C14/C15 origins, modified C16. Local stone rubble, some colourwashed brick possibly
replacing or lining cob, and one rendered portion; thatched roof with plain gables; brick chimney stacks. Single storey
with attic, 4 bays. Horizontal-bar casement windows to all but bay 1, of 3, 3 and 1 lights, with a 3-light above bay 2
and a 5-light above bay 3; bay 1 has a small-pane single-light casement; C20 boarded door in new frame right of bay 2,
with timber and single bracketted porch. C20 windows in west gable: east gable may be cob below, and above is an
exposed frame truss with rendered panels, set well back and exposing parts of a cruck frame. Inside, the remains of
another cruck frame adapted later to a jointed cruck type, and post-and- truss bays; wattle and daubed framed
partitioning survives with a shouldered head doorframe, chamfered on one side; wide central fireplace with projecting
oven and later pattern smoke hood, the fireplace having a very high lintel set on posts. (Austin, and Hall, The
Medieval Rouses of Stocklinch, SANHS Proceedings, vol 116, pp 86-100, 1972).
Listing NGR: ST3840417484
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Source: English Heritage
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