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Description: Church Cottages
Date Listed: 22 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 279783
OS Grid Reference: TM0549354332
OS Grid Coordinates: 605493, 254332
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1490, 1.0022
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BATTISFORD CHURCH ROAD
TM 05 SE
6/8 Nos. 1 and 2(Church
House; at one time 2 cottages. Built c.1550, extended c.1600. 2 storeys,
partly with attics. Timber-framed and plastered with C19 scratched panels
simulating ashlar. Thatched roof with axial C17 chimney of red brick, the
shaft almost rebuilt in C19. C19/C20 small-pane casements. Mid C20 framed
and boarded door at lobby entrance position. 2 cells of a house of c.1550-
1580 to right have some reused members of c.1530; a pair of posts are carved
with brattishing at the jowl supporting a moulded 1st floor beam. Other
framing is unmoulded, with tension stud-braced studding and clasped purlin
roof. Circa 1600, a 2-bay parlour cell was added to left, with good close
studding and wind-braced clasped purlin roof. Of this phase is the inserted
chimney with a lintelled open fireplace and an arched chamber fireplace.
Listing NGR: TM0549154395
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Source: English Heritage
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