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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1122322



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ridgewell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1962

Date of most recent amendment: 16-May-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 114134

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TL 7240-7340 RIDGEWELL THE GREEN 6/22 The Nook and Oak Cottage 21/6/62 (formerly listed as part of group of three cottages)

GV II* Long-jetty house, early C16, divided into 2 cottages. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays aligned NW-SE, with axial chimney stack in second bay from NW end. Aspect SW. 2 storeys. The Nook (at NW end) has exposed beams and joists below jetty, C20 door and 3 C20 casement windows on each floor, gablet roof. Oak Cottage has the jetty underbuilt, 5-panel door with top 2 panels glazed, one C20 casement window on ground floor and 2 on first floor. The Nook comprises the plainer service end, with jowled posts, close studding exposed internally, edge-halved and bridled scarf in NE wallplate, grooves for sliding shutters and mortices for diamond mullions. Faintly carved date 1602 on mantel beam of inserted chimney stack, the brickwork below it renewed. Exposed plain joists of horizontal section. The SE side only of the second transverse beam from the NW end has rich folded-leaf carving. There is an inserted ceiling above the first floor, the beam plain-chamfered with lamb's tongue stops, early C17. Oak Cottage is generally similar, except that the joists are richly moulded and the axial and transverse beams have rich folded- leaf carving and double-ogee mouldings. Clasped purlin roof with arched windbracing.

Listing NGR: TL7380740916

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National Grid Reference: TL 73803 40920


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