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Little Thatches

A Grade II Listed Building in Toppesfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9913 / 51°59'28"N

Longitude: 0.5141 / 0°30'50"E

OS Eastings: 572715

OS Northings: 235519

OS Grid: TL727355

Mapcode National: GBR PGH.4ST

Mapcode Global: VHJHX.V6NT

Entry Name: Little Thatches

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114512

Location: Toppesfield, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Toppesfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Toppesfield St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

North Side
3/13 Little Thatches


Cottage, c.1600, extended in C19 and C20. Timber framed, partly plastered,
partly clad with red brick in Flemish bond, roof thatched. The original cottage
comprises 2 bays aligned NW-SE, with an external chimney stack at the SE end.
A bay was added to the SE in the C18, enclosing the stack, and in the C19 a
bay was added at the NW end, with an internal chimney tack, and the building
was divided into 2 cottages. C20 extension to NE of SE end. Aspect SW. Single
storey with attics. 2 C20 glazed doors and one boarded door, 4 C20 casement
windows. 2 eyebrow dormers, one with one C19 casement window, the other with
one C19 and one C20 casement window, one below the other. Roof hipped at NW
end. The interior of the original cottage has jowled posts, arched braces
trenched inside heavy studs, mortices for early glazed windows with grooves
for shutters, chamfered transverse beam with lamb's tongue stops, plain joists
of horizontal section, clasped purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TL7271535519

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

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