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Description: Quintons Cottage
Date Listed: 29 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 278747
OS Grid Reference: TM0767135584
OS Grid Coordinates: 607671, 235584
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9799, 1.0225
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TM 0735 EAST BERGHOLT QUINTONS CORNER
5/39 Quintons Cottage
House. Probably late C16 with C17 rear cross wing. Timber-framed, rendered. Part
underbuilt in brick. Plain tile roof. Red brick stacks. 2 storeys. Front range:
5-bay frame of unusual width. Gable end to road. Off-centre plank door flanked
by casement windows under timber lintel. 20-pane flush sash and small fire window
to left, further casement window to right. To first floor, single-light fire window
and one casement. Steeply-pitched roof and large ridge stack. C19 low brick
extension to right gable end which is underbuilt in brick and has rebuilt external
stack. Left gable end has flush sash window with glazing bars to left otherwise
C20 window. Rear wing underbuilt in brick, studded above on right return, external
stack to gable. Interior: much framing exposed. Ground floor shows studded walls.
Room to left of stack has Tudor-arched fireplace, cross beam with tongue stop and
exposed joists. Kitchen to right has cambered bressummer with jewel stop. Corner
cupboard with raised and fielded panelling and cornice. First floor: centre bay
shows massive jowled posts with long waney arch braces to cambered tie beam.
Studded partition wall. To rear wall evidence of wide arch of uncertain purpose.
Edge-halved scarf to rear wall plate. Large stepped stack. Blocked 4-light diamond
mullion window. Bedroom fireplace with chamfered elliptical arch. Moulded plank
door of probable C16 date. Roof: 2 levels butt purlins. Rear wing has jowled
posts with arch braces to chamfered tie beams and studded walls.
Listing NGR: TM0767135584
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Source: English Heritage
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