Description: The Old Thatched Cottage
Date Listed: 19 March 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 286061
OS Grid Reference: TM3090675198
OS Grid Coordinates: 630906, 275198
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3263, 1.3872
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TM 37 NW CHATFIELD BELL GREEN
2/42 The Old Thatched Cottage
House. In 2 main phases: c.1500 to north of stack, late C17 to south;
restored and extended to rear (east) in mid C20. Timber framed and plastered,
with some colourwashed brick casing; thatched roof. One and a half storeys.
3 cell form. Various casement windows: to the front there are 2 4-light C19
windows and a reconstructed early mullioned window, to the rear is a 5-light
mullioned window of c,1500; mid C20 entrance doors; one gabled dormer to rear.
Internal stack. Interior with exposed framing and C16-C17 newel stairs: the
older part was floored over in late C16 and at a later date 2 cruck-like
members were added at first floor level to raise the ceiling; the roof
structure over the earlier end is smoke-blackened.
Listing NGR: TM3090675198
Source: English Heritage
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