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Tudor Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Fairstead, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8332 / 51°49'59"N

Longitude: 0.5361 / 0°32'9"E

OS Eastings: 574836

OS Northings: 217996

OS Grid: TL748179

Mapcode National: GBR PJG.4B0

Mapcode Global: VHJJQ.76R0

Entry Name: Tudor Cottage

Listing Date: 13 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123459

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115375

Location: Fairstead, Braintree, Essex, CM3

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Fairstead

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Fairstead St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 71 NW FAIRSTEAD RANK'S GREEN
(north side)

1/22 Tudor Cottage

- II

House. C14/C15, altered in C16 and C17. Timber framed, plastered with studding
exposed, weatherboarded dado, roof thatched. 2-bay hall facing S with late C16
axial stack at left end, and C17 extension beyond. Parlour/solar bay to right,
with C17/C18 external stack at end, and lean-to extension beyond. One storey
with attics. 4 C20 casements, and 2 more in eyebrow dormers. C20 half-glazed
door. Jowled posts, heavy studding, some curved external bracing at rear. The
hall has a blocked unglazed window with 4 diamond mullions in the rear wall,
central tiebeam removed, a large wood-burning hearth of 0.33 m brickwork on one
side, 0.23 m on the other, and an inserted floor comprising a chamfered
transverse beam with step stops, and plain joists of horizontal section,
supported on a pegged clamp on the right partition wall, terminating short of
the stack at left and extended to reach it, implying the former presence of a
larger timber framed chimney. Longitudinal plain joists of square section in
parlour/solar (right) bay. Crownpost roof, crownpost and collar-purlin
missing. The left extension has a chamfered transverse beam with lamb's tongue
stops, plain joists of vertical section and a clasped purlin roof. Rebated
floorboards. RCHM 7.


Listing NGR: TL7483617996

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