Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1123329

Date first listed: 23-Feb-1981

Statutory Address: THE COTTAGE, DOG LANE


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Statutory Address: THE COTTAGE, DOG LANE

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Wethersfield

National Grid Reference: TL 71226 31355


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5/144 The Cottage 23.2.81


House. C.1560, altered in C17, C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed witn handmade red clay tiles. 2 bays facing W, of a range which formerly extended one bay further S. Single-storey extension with catslide roof behind right bay, early C17. C18 external stack at right end. C19 internal stack at left end. 2 storeys. 2-window range of C20 casements. C20 door. C18/C19 brick floors throughout. Jowled posts, heavy studding, diamond mortices and shutter grooves for unglazed windows at front and back. In left bay, double ogee moulded axial beam with foliate stops, joists plastered to the soffits. Each rafter couple has trenches for a high collar, altered to clasped purlins in C17. A good series of carpenter's assembly marks on the rafters starts at VIII at the S end, indicating that this building formerly extended 7 couples (approx. 3.50 metres) to the S. Chamfered tiebeam in middle of present S bay, with step stops. This house has been converted to cottages, and re-combined. An abstract of title states that it was built by Richard Hitching on land formerly part of The Hoods, date not stated.

Listing NGR: TL7122631355


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Legacy System number: 115657

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