BRAMLEY COTTAGE TOUCHWOOD

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1123024

Date first listed: 29-Aug-1984

Statutory Address: BRAMLEY COTTAGE, NORTH END

Statutory Address: TOUCHWOOD, NORTH END

Map

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TOUCHWOOD
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Location

Statutory Address: BRAMLEY COTTAGE, NORTH END

Statutory Address: TOUCHWOOD, NORTH END

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Little Yeldham

National Grid Reference: TL 78717 39020

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History

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Details

TL 73 NE LITTLE YELDHAM NORTH END, North Side 4/21 Bramley Cottage and Touchwood GV II

House, C15, extended in C19, now 2 cottages. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with interlocking concrete tiles. 2-bay hall aligned E-W, aspect S, with integral storeyed parlour/solar bay at W end, and C19 extension at E end. Axial chimney stack, late C16, in E bay of hall, and external chimney stacks at W and E ends. Single-storey lean-to extension at E end. The property division between Bramley Cottage and Touchwood is through the axial stack, with one hearth in each cottage, most of the C15 hall house being included in Bramley Cottage, and the frame extending approx. 2 metres into Touchwood. Single storey with attics. 2 C20 half-glazed doors, 5 C20 casement windows, 4 more in gabled dormers. The interior of Bramley Cottage has jowled posts, heavy studding, exposed wattle on the W side of the hall/parlour partition, lodged plain joists of horizontal section over the parlour, and a late C16 inserted floor in the hall, with chamfered axial beam and plain joists of horizontal section supported on pegged clamps. The roof timbers are heavily sooted. A ceiling obstructs access to the roof, but it appears to be of crownpost construction. Some rebuilding at sides of main hearth. In Touchwood the main hearth is C17 with lamb's tongue stops on the mantel beam. One large jowled post is exposed, another boxed in.

Listing NGR: TL7871739020

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 114469

Legacy System: LBS

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