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The Thatched Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0548 / 52°3'17"N

Longitude: 0.265 / 0°15'53"E

OS Eastings: 555392

OS Northings: 242020

OS Grid: TL553420

Mapcode National: GBR MBR.1V1

Mapcode Global: VHHKY.JMY5

Entry Name: The Thatched Cottage

Listing Date: 14 April 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196106

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370359

Location: Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex, CB10

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Saffron Walden

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

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Listing Text


SAFFRON WALDEN

TL54SE LITTLE WALDEN
669-1/6/377 The Thatched Cottage
14/04/82

II

House. c1700, with C19 and C20 additions. Timber-framed and
plastered, brick, thatched and pantiled roofs. Plan L shaped.
One and a half storeys. Front E elevation: 4 window range with
projecting gabled porch, thatch over whole, C19 bead moulded
boarded door, fixed `Gothick' lancet light in porch sides.
Windows, 3 sliding sashes, 4x4 panes, one C20 casement
similar. 2 dormer `eyebrow' windows with early C20 2-light
casements. Stack contemporary with house. To N, single storey
pantiled range, C19, extended in C20, with one C19 sliding
sash 4x3 and one C20 segment headed casement window. S end
elevation: house with rear early C19 lean-to, continuous
thatch. Ground floor, C20 2-light casement window and rear
simple casement. Attic floor, C20 sliding sash window 4x3
panes. N end elevation: original rear house roof rafter and
wall plate exposed with C19 lean-to roof over. Attic floor,
C20 3-light casement window, fixed `Gothick' lancet light,
each side. To rear (lean-to) C20 top-hung casement window. C19
and C20 extension partly obscures ground floor. N end, C20
French window with side lights. Rear W elevation: obscured by
large C20 addition.
INTERIOR: not inspected but primary braced studding evident
and central stack has 2 back-to-back timber lintelled
fireplaces.


Listing NGR: TL5539242020

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