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Tan Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Stisted, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8958 / 51°53'44"N

Longitude: 0.6221 / 0°37'19"E

OS Eastings: 580510

OS Northings: 225166

OS Grid: TL805251

Mapcode National: GBR QK4.22S

Mapcode Global: VHJJC.QMQ1

Plus Code: 9F32VJWC+8R

Entry Name: Tan Cottage

Listing Date: 6 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123875

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116319

Location: Stisted, Braintree, Essex, CM77

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Stisted

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Stisted All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Cottage. Circa 1500, extended c.1950. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red plain tiles. 2 bays facing SE, with later external stack at right
end, now incorporated in large extension of c.1950. One storey with attics. 4
C20 casements, C19 plain boarded door. One gabled dormer with C20 casement to
rear. C19 octagonal shaft on stack. Jowled posts, heavy studding, cambered
central tiebeam. Shutter groove in rear wallplate of right bay. Inserted
floors in both bays, of plain joists of square and vertical section arranged
longitudinally, on pegged and nailed clamps. Stair with quarter-turn at bottom
in front left corner. Hearth facing cottage blocked, C20 grate inserted to
right of stack; tiled shoulders of stack inside extension. Brick floor in right
bay. Crownpost roof with arched axial braces 32mm thick, intact in left bay,
cut back in right bay. Rafters lightly smoke-blackened, probably thatched
originally. RCHM 7.

Listing NGR: TL8051025166

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