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Latitude: 51.7532 / 51°45'11"N
Longitude: 0.1494 / 0°8'57"E
OS Eastings: 548457
OS Northings: 208239
OS Grid: TL484082
Mapcode National: GBR LDY.2KS
Mapcode Global: VHHMF.J6TC
Entry Name: Magpie Cottage
Listing Date: 26 April 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1308819
English Heritage Legacy ID: 118227
Location: North Weald Bassett, Epping Forest, Essex, CM17
District: Epping Forest
Civil Parish: North Weald Bassett
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Harlow St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL 40 NE NORTH WEALD BASSETT MILL STREET,
4/13 Magpie Cottage
Cottage, early C17, extended in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched.
Aligned approx. NW-SE, aspect NE, originally of 2 bays, extended to NW by one
bay in C17. Axial chimney stack at inner end of NW bay, C19. C20 extension to
rear with near-flat roof of corrugated asbestos. 2 lean-to extensions to NW,
C20, roofed with sheet metal and corrugated asbestos. Small lean-to extension
at E corner, C20, roofed with interlocking concrete tiles. Single storey with
attics. Plain boarded door in thatched gabled porch, C20. 2 casement windows
and one fixed light, C20, and C20 casement window in gabled dormer. Framing
exposed internally. Arched braces to cambered central cross beam of original
cottage, below heads of posts, collar above. Original studded partition below
cross beam, partly present, no partition above. Jowled corner posts. Arched
braces in walls, rising from posts to wallplates and SE tiebeam, inside studs,
not trenched. Primary straight bracing in SE bay, which has wallplates end-
joined to those of the original cottage. Original lodged longitudinal joists of
vertical section, unchamfered, in middle bay. No floor in SE bay.
Listing NGR: TL4845708239
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