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Chapel Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Wethersfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9537 / 51°57'13"N

Longitude: 0.4887 / 0°29'19"E

OS Eastings: 571117

OS Northings: 231279

OS Grid: TL711312

Mapcode National: GBR PGV.JCG

Mapcode Global: VHJJ3.F574

Plus Code: 9F32XF3Q+FF

Entry Name: Chapel Cottage

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123334

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115670

Location: Wethersfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Wethersfield

Built-Up Area: Wethersfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Wethersfield St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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5/158 Chapel Cottage


House. Early C17, extended in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 2-bays aligned N-S, with external stack at N end,
possibly built originally as an extension to Castle House, now separate. C20
extension to N, extending to E, forming an L-plan. 2 storeys. E elevation, one
C20 splayed bay, 2 C20 casements, and on first floor one C19 casement and 2 C20
casements. C20 glazed door. S elevation, one C20 casement on each floor,
pentice board, and high side purlins projecting through gable. The W elevation
retains the head of an original oriel window, with mortices for 4 mullions and 3
diamond saddle bars, a rare feature (as illustrated in R. Harris, Discovering
Timber Framed Buildings, 1978, 24, but ovolo moulded). Jowled posts, close
studding. Chamfered transverse and axial beams with lamb's tongue stops, plain
joists of vertical section. Underbuilt jetty to S, with one plain bracket
enclosed. Original ceiling above first floor, the tiebeams and bridging beams
chamfered with lamb's tongue stops. Large wood-burning hearth, the mantel beam
chamfered wiht lamb's tongue stops, reduced for C20 grate. Clasped purlin roof.
RCHM 13.

Listing NGR: TL7111931284

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