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Description: The Thatched Cottage
Date Listed: 27 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 282317
OS Grid Reference: TM3190381064
OS Grid Coordinates: 631903, 281064
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3785, 1.4058
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SOUTH ELMHAM ST. JAMES THE STREET
TM 38 SW
4/57 The Thatched Cottage
House. C17. 1½ storeys. Timber-framed and rendered with thatched roof. 3
3-light late C20 diamond-leaded casement windows to each storey. Plank door
under an open thatched and gabled porch. An internal chimney-stack with a
plain red brick shaft, and one end stack. The frame is in 6 bays, including a
chimney-bay, probably with a basic 3-cell division, but to the left of the
stack there is now a single large room, with the ceiling beams either an
insertion or replacement. The main posts have no tie-beams, and some of the
timbers are reused. To the right of the stack, the main beam on the ground
floor has ovolo-moulding and ogee stops; the remaining beams are chamfered,
with plain joists set flat. A single-storey lean-to along the rear.
Listing NGR: TM3190381064
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Source: English Heritage
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