Description: Orchard Cottage
Date Listed: 30 October 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 278837
OS Grid Reference: TM0968938256
OS Grid Coordinates: 609689, 238256
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0031, 1.0535
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TM 03 NE CAPEL ST MARY THE STREET (SOUTH SIDE)
No. 5, Orchard Cottage
Cottage. C15/C16. Timber framed and plastered with some weather boarding and
painted brick. Red plan tiled roof hipped to rear. Large offset red brick
chimney stack to left return. Single storey right return C20 lean-to extension.
Formerly jettied to front, now with brick infill to ground floor. 2 storeys,
single window range of C19/C20 casements, board door to right, moulded surround,
C20 door to right lean-to extension. Of 2 bays, the central large jowled storey
posts and cambered tie beams now with arched braces cut away suggest a crown post
roof. There is an original round headed doorway to ground floor. Flat section
ceiling beams, chamfered bridging joists. Mullion slots visible in jetty
bressumer. Herringbone brick floors. A copy of a will in the present owners
possession suggests thai the cottage was owned by Samuel Hudson, 6th June 1629.
Possibly the crosswing to a former larger house.
Listing NGR: TM0968938256
Source: English Heritage
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