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Water Lane Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bures, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9727 / 51°58'21"N

Longitude: 0.7702 / 0°46'12"E

OS Eastings: 590378

OS Northings: 234089

OS Grid: TL903340

Mapcode National: GBR RKP.9JZ

Mapcode Global: VHKFJ.9PK4

Entry Name: Water Lane Cottage

Listing Date: 12 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122848

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114838

Location: Bures Hamlet, Braintree, Essex, CO8

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Bures Hamlet

Built-Up Area: Bures

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Bures St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

TL 9034
(north side)
5/49 Water Lane Cottage
Water Lane is wrongly shown on the O.S. map as Brook Street. House. Circa
1600. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays
facing S, with internal chimney stack at right end of middle bay against rear
wall, and 2 C19 single-storey extensions to rear, roofed with red clay pantiles.
2 storeys. 3-window range of horizontally sliding sashes of 12 lights, and one
casement of 6 lights on the first floor. Ripped gablet at each end. C19 plain
boarded door in C20 gabled porch on right return wall. One diagonally arranged
shaft on chimney stack, behind ridge. Large wood-burning hearth of C16 bricks,
some reversed, with modern brickwork at sides. Heavy studding. Axial beams in
each bay, but otherwise each floor is different. In left bay, plain joists of
horizontal section with original trimmed stair trap. In middle bay, inserted
floor with joists of vertical section, chamfered with lamb's tongue stops. In
right bay, joists plastered to soffits. Collar-rafter roof, unsooted, with
original partitions of wattle and daub.

Listing NGR: TL9037834089

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

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