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Description: May Cottage
Date Listed: 24 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281558
OS Grid Reference: TM1902265855
OS Grid Coordinates: 619022, 265855
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2473, 1.2070
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KENTON CHURCH LANE
TM 16 NE
1/134 May Cottage
Former farmhouse. Early C17 with C20 gabled addition set forward to left.
Renovated 1978. Timber framed, smooth render, roof of interlocking concrete
pantiles. 2-cell form. 2 storeys. Mid C20 standard small-paned casement
windows. 2 original first floor diamond-mullioned windows, in right gable end
and at rear; another visible inside. Entrance door in side wall of C20
addition. Internal stack with rendered shaft. Small probably C19 rear lean-
to. Interior. The frame is in 3 unequal bays, much of it exposed. Cranked
corner braces. Front upper window to left has deeper sill and probably
projected. Heavy square joists in ceiling of left cell. Joists in larger
right cell concealed. The newel stair is largely original. Roof has one row
of clasped purlins and deep collars; no wind-bracing was apparent.
Listing NGR: TM1902265855
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Source: English Heritage
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