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John Ray Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Black Notley, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8588 / 51°51'31"N

Longitude: 0.5505 / 0°33'1"E

OS Eastings: 575733

OS Northings: 220878

OS Grid: TL757208

Mapcode National: GBR PJ3.G05

Mapcode Global: VHJJJ.HJDW

Entry Name: John Ray Cottage

Listing Date: 2 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147019

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114938

Location: Black Notley, Braintree, Essex, CM77

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Black Notley

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Black Notley

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 72 SE BLACK NOTLEY BAKERS LANE
(south side)

5/44 John Ray Cottage

GV II

Cottage. C16/C17 or earlier with later alterations and additions. Timber
framed and plastered with C20 pargetting. Red plain tiled roof. Gabled dormer
to front and rear. Red brick chimney stack to left and to rear of right single
storey lean-to extension. One storey and attics. Single storey porch extension
to front left. 3 casement windows. All windows diamond leaded. Boarded door
to right return of porch extension. Much timber frame exposed internally with
heavy wide spaced studs, stop chamfered bridging joists and jowled storey posts.
Inglenook fireplace. The birthplace and childhood home of John Ray M.A.,F.R.S.
1627-1702 botanist and natural historian.


Listing NGR: TL7573320878

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