The Thatched Cottage

17 Feb 2003
The Thatched Cottage, Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex, CB10 1XB
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TL54SE LITTLE WALDEN 669-1/6/377 The Thatched Cottage 14/04/82


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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Copyright IoE Dr Tony Phillips. Source Historic England Archive

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Photographer: Phillips, Tony

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Brick, Pantile, Plaster, Thatch, Timber, Stuart Timber Framed House, Georgian Monument <By Form>, Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling