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Yarmouth Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Tollesbury, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.758 / 51°45'28"N

Longitude: 0.8327 / 0°49'57"E

OS Eastings: 595594

OS Northings: 210383

OS Grid: TL955103

Mapcode National: GBR RN9.MBR

Mapcode Global: VHKGQ.D21N

Entry Name: Yarmouth Cottage

Listing Date: 5 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1107893

English Heritage Legacy ID: 353135

Location: Tollesbury, Maldon, Essex, CM9

County: Essex

District: Maldon

Civil Parish: Tollesbury

Built-Up Area: Tollesbury

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Tollesbury St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TOLLESBURY CHURCH STREET
TL 9410-9510
(west side)
8/15
Nos. 12 and 14 (Yarmouth
Cottage)
GV II

House, now divided into 2 houses. C15, altered in C17, C19 and C20. Timber
framed. No. 12 roughcast rendered, N wall clad with red brick in Flemish bond.
No. 14 plastered brick. Both roofed with handmade red clay tiles. No. 12
comprises a 2-bay hall range facing E, with a late C16 axial stack in the right
bay, and a 2-bay parlour/solar crosswing to the right, with external stack
truncated at eaves level, and a lean-to extension to the rear. No. 14 (Yarmouth
Cottage) comprises a 2-bay service crosswing with C18 internal stack, and a
narrow C20 extension to the left, infilling a former passage between it and no.
16. 2 storeys. No. 12, ground floor, one C20 splayed bay of sashes, one C20
sash of 16 lights of early C19 type; first floor, 2 similar sashes. 4-panel
flush door. Chimney stack cement-rendered. No. 14, ground floor, one C20
splayed bay of sashes, one early C19 sash of 16 lights; first floor, one similar
sash and one C20 sash. Some crown glass. C20 half-glazed door. No. 12 has 2
C19 horizontal sashes of 8 lights at the rear. Jowled posts. The hall has
exposed close studding with Suffolk bracing at the left end (on the upper floor
only), a chamfered axial beam with plain stops, and plain joists of vertical
section, of which many are modern replacements. The wide wood-burning hearth
has been much rebuilt. The walls have been raised approx. 1 metre in the
C17/C18. The right crosswing has a chamfered binding beam with step stops and
short straight braces, plain joists of horizontal section framing an original
stair trap in the rear bay, and an underbuilt jetty to the front, a blocked
unglazed window with one diamond mullion in the upper right wall, some original
wattle and daub infill in the left wall, and a crownpost roof with axial braces
and the original gablet hip to the rear. The left crosswing retains evidence of
a former cross-entry within it. Chamfered joists of horizontal section with
plain stops are jointed to the binding beam with central tenons and housed
soffits. Underbuilt jetty to the front. Blocked unglazed window in upper left
wall, with shutter and mortices for 2 diamond mullions of unusually large oblong
section. Cambered tiebeam, crownpost roof with axial bracing, of which the rear
bay has been rebuilt. Wood-burning hearth of re-used C16 bricks.


Listing NGR: TL9559410383

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