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Latitude: 51.9727 / 51°58'21"N
Longitude: 0.7702 / 0°46'12"E
OS Eastings: 590378
OS Northings: 234089
OS Grid: TL903340
Mapcode National: GBR RKP.9JZ
Mapcode Global: VHKFJ.9PK4
Entry Name: Water Lane Cottage
Listing Date: 12 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1122848
English Heritage Legacy ID: 114838
Location: Bures Hamlet, Braintree, Essex, CO8
Civil Parish: Bures Hamlet
Built-Up Area: Bures
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Bures St Mary
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
BURES HAMLET WATER LANE
5/49 Water Lane Cottage
Water Lane is wrongly shown on the O.S. map as Brook Street. House. Circa
1600. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays
facing S, with internal chimney stack at right end of middle bay against rear
wall, and 2 C19 single-storey extensions to rear, roofed with red clay pantiles.
2 storeys. 3-window range of horizontally sliding sashes of 12 lights, and one
casement of 6 lights on the first floor. Ripped gablet at each end. C19 plain
boarded door in C20 gabled porch on right return wall. One diagonally arranged
shaft on chimney stack, behind ridge. Large wood-burning hearth of C16 bricks,
some reversed, with modern brickwork at sides. Heavy studding. Axial beams in
each bay, but otherwise each floor is different. In left bay, plain joists of
horizontal section with original trimmed stair trap. In middle bay, inserted
floor with joists of vertical section, chamfered with lamb's tongue stops. In
right bay, joists plastered to soffits. Collar-rafter roof, unsooted, with
original partitions of wattle and daub.
Listing NGR: TL9037834089
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