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Portobello Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Steeple Bumpstead, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0429 / 52°2'34"N

Longitude: 0.4492 / 0°26'57"E

OS Eastings: 568065

OS Northings: 241111

OS Grid: TL680411

Mapcode National: GBR PFN.SGT

Mapcode Global: VHJHH.QXT8

Entry Name: Portobello Cottage

Listing Date: 21 June 1962

Last Amended: 21 June 1963

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1166217

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114198

Location: Steeple Bumpstead, Braintree, Essex, CB9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Steeple Bumpstead

Built-Up Area: Steeple Bumpstead

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Steeple Bumpstead St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

21/6/62 Portobello Cottage


House, C17, altered in C18 and C20. Timber framed, weatherboarded, roof
thatched. 2 bays aligned approx. N-S with axial chimney stack in N bay, and
2-bay crosswing to N, forming an L-plan, with C19 external chimney stack on
N wall. Early C20 extension with slate roof to E of crosswing, and later C20
flat-roofed extension to E of N-S range. Single storey with attics. W
elevation, C20 glazed door, one tripartite double-hung sash window of 2-4-2
lights, one double-hung sash window of 4 lights, and one more on first floor,
all late C19. Recessed panel in base of main chimney stack. The interior has
jowled posts and heavy studding. The floor of the N-S range has plain-chamfered
beams with lamb's tongue stops and joists of vertical section jointed to them
with soffit tenons with diminished haunches. The floor of the crosswing has
been rebuilt in the C18. Large wood-burning hearth of C17 bricks. RCHM 17.

Listing NGR: TL6806541111

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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