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Cherry Tree Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Oakley, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9161 / 51°54'58"N

Longitude: 1.2231 / 1°13'23"E

OS Eastings: 621754

OS Northings: 229085

OS Grid: TM217290

Mapcode National: GBR VQV.XQ7

Mapcode Global: VHLCM.43YF

Entry Name: Cherry Tree Cottage

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1112101

English Heritage Legacy ID: 120289

Location: Little Oakley, Tendring, Essex, CO12

County: Essex

District: Tendring

Civil Parish: Little Oakley

Built-Up Area: Harwich

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: The Harwich Peninsula

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

LITTLE OAKLEY HARWICH ROAD
lM 22 NW (north-west side)

4/55 Cherry Tree Cottage

GV II

House. C16 or earlier, altered in C20. Timber framed, roughcast rendered,
roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2-3 bays facing SE, with axial stack at
right end. C20 flat-roofed extension to right, extending to rear. One storey
with attics. 2 C20 casements, and one C19/20 casement in gabled dormer. C20
door at front of gabled porch. Jowled posts, heavy studding. The left bay has
an original floor of longitudinal joists of horizontal section, with a trimmed
stair trap in the N corner. Large peg-holes in the studded partition indicate
the former presence of a fixed bench on the hall side of it. The hall has a
late C16 inserted floor comprising a chamfered transverse beam with step stops,
a chamfered axial beam, and plain joists of horizontal section jointed to it
with soffit tenons with diminished haunches, supported at their outer ends on
pegged clamps. Large wood-burning hearth, altered c.1983. The tiebeam of the
partition is severed for a framed doorway, indicating that originally the hall
was open from ground to roof. The present brick stack probably replaces an
earlier timber-framed chimney, and perhaps a still earlier open hearth. Roof
structure not accessible. Renovated c.1983 without major alteration to
structure.


Listing NGR: TM2175429085

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