CHAPEL COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1123334

Date first listed: 21-Dec-1967

Statutory Address: CHAPEL COTTAGE, THE GREEN

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHAPEL COTTAGE, THE GREEN

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 71117 31278

Summary

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History

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Details

TL 7031-7131 WETHERSFIELD THE GREEN (north side)

5/158 Chapel Cottage 21.12.67

GV II

House. Early C17, extended in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bays aligned N-S, with external stack at N end, possibly built originally as an extension to Castle House, now separate. C20 extension to N, extending to E, forming an L-plan. 2 storeys. E elevation, one C20 splayed bay, 2 C20 casements, and on first floor one C19 casement and 2 C20 casements. C20 glazed door. S elevation, one C20 casement on each floor, pentice board, and high side purlins projecting through gable. The W elevation retains the head of an original oriel window, with mortices for 4 mullions and 3 diamond saddle bars, a rare feature (as illustrated in R. Harris, Discovering Timber Framed Buildings, 1978, 24, but ovolo moulded). Jowled posts, close studding. Chamfered transverse and axial beams with lamb's tongue stops, plain joists of vertical section. Underbuilt jetty to S, with one plain bracket enclosed. Original ceiling above first floor, the tiebeams and bridging beams chamfered with lamb's tongue stops. Large wood-burning hearth, the mantel beam chamfered wiht lamb's tongue stops, reduced for C20 grate. Clasped purlin roof. RCHM 13.

Listing NGR: TL7111931284

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 115670

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Harris, R, Discovering Timber Framed Buildings, (1978), 24

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