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Walnut Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Sheering, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8061 / 51°48'21"N

Longitude: 0.162 / 0°9'43"E

OS Eastings: 549157

OS Northings: 214145

OS Grid: TL491141

Mapcode National: GBR LD5.RRV

Mapcode Global: VHHM1.RVJV

Entry Name: Walnut Cottage

Listing Date: 26 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1111362

English Heritage Legacy ID: 118257

Location: Sheering, Epping Forest, Essex, CM21

County: Essex

District: Epping Forest

Civil Parish: Sheering

Built-Up Area: Sawbridgeworth

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Sawbridgeworth

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

2/8 No 4 (Walnut Cottage)


Cottage, late C17, extended in C20. Timber-framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays aligned E-W, with external chimney on W gable,
and internal chimney in E bay to N of ridge. C20 extensions to N and NE.
Single storey with attics. S elevation (facing Back Lane), 2 C20 casement
windows and glazed side door, 3 gabled dormers with C20 casement windows.
Pargetted with zig-zag lines and concentric circles arranged in panels.
Original floors in W and middle bays, axial beams chamfered, common joists
unchamfered with lamb's tongue stops in W bay only. Framing exposed internally
in upper W and middle rooms. Posts without jowls but with well-cut lap-dovetail
tying joints. Primary straight bracing. Tiebeam between middle and E bay
intact. Tiebeam between middle and W bay severed for an inserted doorway, but
strongly framed round door. Chisel-cut date 1711 on lintel, probably represents
the date of insertion of this doorway.

Listing NGR: TL4915714145

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