Tudor Cottage

28 Jul 2004
Tudor Cottage, Fairstead, Braintree, Essex, CM3 2BG
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


1/22 Tudor Cottage

- II

House. C14/C15, altered in C16 and C17. Timber framed, plastered with studding exposed, weatherboarded dado, roof thatched. 2-bay hall facing S with late C16 axial stack at left end, and C17 extension beyond. Parlour/solar bay to right, with C17/C18 external stack at end, and lean-to extension beyond. One storey with attics. 4 C20 casements, and 2 more in eyebrow dormers. C20 half-glazed door. Jowled posts, heavy studding, some curved external bracing at rear. The hall has a blocked unglazed window with 4 diamond mullions in the rear wall, central tiebeam removed, a large wood-burning hearth of 0.33 m brickwork on one side, 0.23 m on the other, and an inserted floor comprising a chamfered transverse beam with step stops, and plain joists of horizontal section, supported on a pegged clamp on the right partition wall, terminating short of the stack at left and extended to reach it, implying the former presence of a larger timber framed chimney. Longitudinal plain joists of square section in parlour/solar (right) bay. Crownpost roof, crownpost and collar-purlin missing. The left extension has a chamfered transverse beam with lamb's tongue stops, plain joists of vertical section and a clasped purlin roof. Rebated floorboards. RCHM 7.

Listing NGR: TL7483617996


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1192 IOE Records taken by Judith Kodz; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Judith Kodz. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Kodz, Judith

Rights Holder: Kodz, Judith


Plaster, Thatch, Timber, Weatherboard, Medieval Timber Framed House, Tudor Monument (By Form), Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling