Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1123418

Date first listed: 13-Mar-1986

Statutory Address: MARCHANTS


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Statutory Address: MARCHANTS

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Terling

National Grid Reference: TL 76268 14783


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TL 7614 TERLING GAMBLES GREEN (north-west side)

10/132 Marchants


Cottage. Late C16, altered in early C17, C18 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof partly thatched, partly of handmade red clay tiles. 2 bays facing SE, thatched, with external stack at right end, and single-storey lean-to extension to rear. C18 2-bay extension to left, formerly comprising another cottage, the roof tiled, with axial stack at the junction and external stack at left end. One storey with attics. Ground floor, 2 C19 casements, 3 C20 casements, and C20 bow window. First floor, 5 C19 casements in gabled dormers. Plain boarded door, and C20 door in lean-to porch. The original build has jowled posts, straight braces trenched inside the studs, and a clasped purlin roof with arched wind-bracing. Early C17 floor comprising a chamfered transverse beam with lamb's tongue stops, lap-dovetailed to the posts, with plain joists of vertical section jointed to it with soffit tenons with diminished haunches. The rear central post has been severed below the joint and moved inwards. The left extension has unjowled posts and primary straight bracing. Central stack much altered. A messuage called Merchants with one acre is mentioned in a rental of the manor of Ringers in 1761 (Essex Record Office, D/DRa T.59).

Listing NGR: TL7626814783


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Legacy System number: 115480

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