Description: Porch Cottages
Date Listed: 25 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 285994
OS Grid Reference: TM1917148504
OS Grid Coordinates: 619171, 248504
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0915, 1.1980
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TM 14 NE TUDDENHAM ST. MARTIN THE STREET
3/32 Nos. 1 & 2Porch Cottages
- and Tudor Cottage
Terrace of 3 cottages, originally one house. Late-mediaeval core, with
alterations of late C16 and late C19. 1 storey with attics, the central
section originally containing an open hall. Timber-framed and plastered.
Pantiled roofs with C19 casement dormers. Internal and end chimneys of red
brick. C19 small-pane casements and boarded entrance doors; each cottage has
an open pantiled 1-storey gabled porch on wooden posts. Nos 1 and 2 Porch
Cottages comprise the formerly open hall, the soot-encrusted rafters reused in
the C16 wind-braced clasped purlin roof. Tudor Cottage incorporates a small
original end cell with lodged upper floor; this end was extended to right in
C16 and C17. Also in C16 a large chimney and upper floor were inserted into
the hall. The house was subdivided, and gabled rear wings added to each
cottage in late C19.
Listing NGR: TM1917148504
Source: English Heritage
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