VALLEY COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1123503

Date first listed: 21-Dec-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 17-May-1985

Statutory Address: VALLEY COTTAGE, BRIDGE END

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Location

Statutory Address: VALLEY COTTAGE, BRIDGE END

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Great Bardfield

National Grid Reference: TL 67522 30972

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History

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Details

TL 6730 GREAT BARDFIELD BRIDGE END (west side)

8/133 Valley Cottage and Fullbridge Cottage 21.12.67

GV II

House, now divided into 2 houses. C15, extended in C18 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay hall facing E with C19 central stack, 2-bay service crosswing to right, and C18 2-bay 2-storey extension beyond, with internal stack. Crosswing to left, on site of original parlour/solar, 1977. Hall of one storey with attics, remainder of 2 storeys. 5-window range of C20 casements, of which 2 are in gabled dormers and one in a swept dormer. 2 C20 doors. Both the original crosswing and the 1977 crosswing are jettied to the front. One plain bracket below the former. Valley Cottage comprises the hall and the 1977 left extension, Fullbridge Cottage comprises the right (service) crosswing and the C18 right extension. The interior of Valley Cottage has jowled posts, display bracing at the high end of the hall, a rebated parlour doorway with 4-centred head and original hinges, an incomplete 4-centred doorhead of the rear entrance, one arched brace to the central cambered tiebeam, a cross-quadrate crownpost of eccentric section, and a complete crownpost roof, heavily smoke-blackened above present ceiling level. Late C16 inserted floor, with chamfered axial beam and exposed plain joists of horizontal section. Chamfered wallplates with step stops, and rebate for shutters of hall window. RCHM 37.

Listing NGR: TL6752230972

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 115272

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex North West, (1916)

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