Description: Thatched Cottage
Date Listed: 23 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281403
OS Grid Reference: TM2160968935
OS Grid Coordinates: 621609, 268935
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2739, 1.2469
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TM 26 NW
5/122 Thatched Cottage
House. Early-mid C17 with medieval origins. Timber framed with mid C20
textured plasterwork and a thatched roof. 1½ storeys. 2-cell form. 2
windows, C20 small-paned casements. To right is a small mid C20 gabled porch
with boarded door. 2 gabled dormers. Internal stack with small plain shaft.
Single-storey C20 additions to right gable end and rear. The frame re-uses
many medieval components, including a tie beam with mortices for a crown-post
and for long arched-braces. Most is exposed only in the upstairs rooms. Left
room on ground floor has a large open fireplace with original lintol. Intact
roof, probably of coupled-rafter or common-rafter form, not fully examined.
Listing NGR: TM2160968935
Source: English Heritage
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