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Description: Flinders Cottage
Date Listed: 22 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279678
OS Grid Reference: TM1983359734
OS Grid Coordinates: 619833, 259734
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1920, 1.2149
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FRAMSDEN THE STREET
TM 15 NE
4/59 Flinders Cottage
House, late C15 or early C16 with alterations of c.1800. 1 storey and attics.
A 3-cell open hall house. Timber-framed and roughcast. Plaintiled roof with
gabled casement dormers of c.1800. An axial C18 chimney of red brick and a
C19 end chimney to right. C19.small-pane casements. C19 or early C20 gabled
entrance porch with mid C20 boarded door. The open hall has been greatly
altered, the open truss being removed. One blocked rear cross-entry doorway
has a 4-centred arched head and evidence for a spere. The blocked 6-light
front hall window has some square mullions. The parlour cell has massive
lodged floor joists and good close-studding with wind-bracing of convex arch
form. Roof structure not visible. In late C16 a chimney was placed near the
cross-entry, and an upper floor of chamfered joists inserted in the hall.
Circa 1800 the service cell was extended to left and the partition (which
contained two original service room doorways) was repositioned.
Listing NGR: TM1983359734
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Source: English Heritage
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