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A Grade II Listed Building in Gamble's Green, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8039 / 51°48'14"N

Longitude: 0.5552 / 0°33'18"E

OS Eastings: 576268

OS Northings: 214783

OS Grid: TL762147

Mapcode National: GBR PJP.WQF

Mapcode Global: VHJJQ.KXWH

Entry Name: Marchants

Listing Date: 13 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123418

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115480

Location: Terling, Braintree, Essex, CM3

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Terling

Built-Up Area: Gamble's Green

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Terling All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

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10/132 Marchants


Cottage. Late C16, altered in early C17, C18 and C20. Timber framed,
plastered, roof partly thatched, partly of handmade red clay tiles. 2 bays
facing SE, thatched, with external stack at right end, and single-storey lean-to
extension to rear. C18 2-bay extension to left, formerly comprising another
cottage, the roof tiled, with axial stack at the junction and external stack at
left end. One storey with attics. Ground floor, 2 C19 casements, 3 C20
casements, and C20 bow window. First floor, 5 C19 casements in gabled dormers.
Plain boarded door, and C20 door in lean-to porch. The original build has
jowled posts, straight braces trenched inside the studs, and a clasped purlin
roof with arched wind-bracing. Early C17 floor comprising a chamfered
transverse beam with lamb's tongue stops, lap-dovetailed to the posts, with
plain joists of vertical section jointed to it with soffit tenons with
diminished haunches. The rear central post has been severed below the joint and
moved inwards. The left extension has unjowled posts and primary straight
bracing. Central stack much altered. A messuage called Merchants with one acre
is mentioned in a rental of the manor of Ringers in 1761 (Essex Record Office,
D/DRa T.59).

Listing NGR: TL7626814783

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