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Weaver's Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Pebmarsh, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9669 / 51°58'0"N

Longitude: 0.6972 / 0°41'49"E

OS Eastings: 585385

OS Northings: 233264

OS Grid: TL853332

Mapcode National: GBR QJ8.P2K

Mapcode Global: VHKFH.1TFJ

Plus Code: 9F32XM8W+QV

Entry Name: Weaver's Cottage

Listing Date: 12 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122827

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114893

Location: Pebmarsh, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Pebmarsh

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Pebmarsh St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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TL 83 SE
(east side)
4/95 Weaver's Cottage
- II
House. Circa 1500, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched. 3
bays aligned approx. N-S, originally consisting of a one-bay open hall, a
storeyed parlour/solar bay to the S, and a storeyed service bay to the N.
Inserted chimney stack in NE corner of hall. C20 extension to N, extending to
W, forming an L-plan. One storey. W elevation, 3 C20 casements. Roof half-
hipped at right. The entrance is in the S side of the C20 wing. Jowled posts,
heavy studding, edge-halved and bridled scarf in W wallplate. The ground floor
has been much altered, but above the ceiling the structure survives intact. The
N end of the roof is fully hipped, with double collar for a smoke vent. There
are 2 plain crownposts with thin axial bracing. The rafters, collars and
thatching laths are smoke-blackened from end to end, indicating a former smoke-
vent at the S end also. (C.A. Hewett, The Smaller Medieval House in Essex,
Archaeological Journal 130, 1973, 176-8. The grid reference given therein is

Listing NGR: TL8538533264

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