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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: 1123334



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wethersfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Dec-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 115670

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TL 7031-7131 WETHERSFIELD THE GREEN (north side)

5/158 Chapel Cottage 21.12.67


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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 71117 31278


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