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Herkstead Green Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Steeple Bumpstead, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0182 / 52°1'5"N

Longitude: 0.4405 / 0°26'25"E

OS Eastings: 567561

OS Northings: 238342

OS Grid: TL675383

Mapcode National: GBR NDP.J5R

Mapcode Global: VHJHP.LJ7P

Entry Name: Herkstead Green Cottage

Listing Date: 16 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122295

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114171

Location: Steeple Bumpstead, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Steeple Bumpstead

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Cornish Hall End St John

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

4/8 Herkstead Green

House, C16 and C17, altered in C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed
with handmade red clay C17/18 external chimney stack on W side. C17 4-bay range
to E with two axial chimney stacks, one C17, C19. 2 storeys,S elevation, C20
glazed door and 3 window range of C20 casements. The interior has jowled posts,
a steeply cambered tiebeam with arched braces in the crosswing, and original
clasped purlin roof with high collars and curved windbraces. The E range has
lodged axial beams, plain-chamfered, a cambered tiebeam re-used from a medieval
building, and some re-used smoke-blackened rafters. It is clear that this wing
replaces an open hall on the same site, probably the source of the re-used
timber. There are constructional similarities with Herkstead Green Farmhouse,
100 metres to the W.

Listing NGR: TL6756138342

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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