Description: Kopsey Cottage
Date Listed: 18 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280759
OS Grid Reference: TL9610459989
OS Grid Coordinates: 596104, 259989
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2032, 0.8684
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DRINKSTONE DRINKSTONE GREEN,
TL 95 NE
3/6 Kopsey Cottage
House, C15 with C17 and later alterations. One storey and attics. 3-cell
cross-entry plan. Timber-framed and plastered. Thatched roof, hipped at
right hand end. Two recessed eyebrow dormers with C19 casements. An axial
chimney of C18 red brick. C19/C20 small-pane casements. To left is a
pantiled C19 lean-to extension: entrance door and pantiled gabled porch.
Complete smoke-encrusted medieval coupled-rafter roof over the 2-bay hall, and
over the storeyed cell to right. The cell to left was given a gabled clasped
purlin roof in C17. The chimney was entirely rebuilt in C18. The open truss
was removed from the open hall when an upper-floor was inserted in C17.
Quite complete C15 wall framing.
Listing NGR: TL9610459989
Source: English Heritage
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