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A Grade II Listed Building in Sheering, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8145 / 51°48'52"N

Longitude: 0.1759 / 0°10'33"E

OS Eastings: 550088

OS Northings: 215113

OS Grid: TL500151

Mapcode National: GBR MFJ.98S

Mapcode Global: VHHM2.0NCC

Entry Name: Cowicks

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1111361

English Heritage Legacy ID: 118253

Location: Sheering, Epping Forest, Essex, CM21

County: Essex

District: Epping Forest

Civil Parish: Sheering

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Sheering St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


1/1 Cowicks

Lobby entrance house, C17, extended in C19 and C20. Timber-framed, plastered,
roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays aligned approx. N-S, aspect E, with
axial chimney stack in second bay from N, forming a lobby-entrance, now blocked.
Extension to S with entrance hall at the junction and external chimney stack at
S gable, mid C19. 2 storey flat-roofed extension to W of this with chimney
stack at NW corner, C20. Conservatory to W of this, C20. Long service range
aligned approx. E-W at N end of house, forming an L plan, of yellow brickwork,
Flemish bond, with vertical bands of red bricks, roofed with handmade red clay
tiles. At the W end of this, square malting, plastered yellow brickwork with
pyramidal slate roof and louvre. House 2 storeys. Service wing, single storey
with attics. E elevation, ground floor, 4 panel-door with glass in upper panels
in tiled gabled porch, C19, 2 mid C19 double-hung sash windows of 4 lights, one
C18 casement window of 6 lights with wrought iron casement, C20 leading. First
floor, 3 mid C19 double-hung sash windows of 4 lights. Axial chimney stack has
grouped diagonal shafts. Chamfered beams with lamb's tongue stops. Mid C19
staircase. Queen strut roof, clasped purlins incorporating some smoke-blackened
rafters from a medieval house, with minor C19/20 alterations. RCHM 11. The will
of Robert Duke, 1669 refers to 'my new dwelling house called Cowicks in
Sheering' (Essex Record Office, D/AMW 7/88).

Listing NGR: TL5008815113

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