St Mary's Cottage
Date Listed: 19 December 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 275429
OS Grid Reference: TM1604944566
OS Grid Coordinates: 616049, 244566
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0573, 1.1500
1260 ELM STREET
No 1 (Churchyard)
(St Mary's Cottage)
(Formerly listed as
Nos 1 & 2 Churchyard)
TM 1644 NW 1/40 19.12.51
A picturesque group of C15-16 timber-framed and plastered cottages, now
tenement. They stand at the north side of St Mary at the Elms Churchyard
with the pleasant greensward of the graveyard between them and the Church.
2 storeys. The east cottage has a cross wing at the west end and a jettied
upper storey on the whole front. The cross wing has exposed joists and remains
of brackets with capitals and shafts. It has a bay window with casements
with glazing bars and small panes. The windows generally are small casements
with glazing bars. There is the remains of a moulded wall plate and part
of a billet moulded bressumer. The main block has a range of mullioned lights
on the 1st storey. This cottage is said to be dated 1467. The cottage at the west end has fewer original features. Roofs tiled.
Church of St Mary at the Elms, No 1 Churchyard (St Mary's Cottage) No 25,
Smith's Almshouses & Nos 29 to 33 (odd) form a group.
Listing NGR: TM1604944566
Source: English Heritage
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