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Latitude: 51.8908 / 51°53'26"N
Longitude: 0.555 / 0°33'18"E
OS Eastings: 575916
OS Northings: 224447
OS Grid: TL759244
Mapcode National: GBR PHQ.H4K
Mapcode Global: VHJJB.KQRW
Entry Name: Cob Cottage
Listing Date: 10 June 1987
Last Amended: 6 April 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1140086
English Heritage Legacy ID: 352145
Location: Braintree, Essex, CM7
Electoral Ward/Division: Bocking South
Built-Up Area: Braintree
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Bocking
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL 7524 4/185 Off Church Lane Bocking
No 7 Cob Cottage and No 8
Pair of cottages, formerly three cottages. Late C16 or early C17, with C18 and C20 extensions. Timber framed and plastered, the left hand bay fragmentary timber frame, clad or replaced in brick, now painted, thatched roof. One storey and attics. Gabled crosswing at right hand end added 1920s. 6:1 window range of mainly C19 timber casements, those to r~o 7, being C20 leaded casements. Small gabled 2-light casement dormer beneath tiled roof. 2 boarded doors to former Nos 8 and 9. Axial red brick stack of two builds between Nos 7 and 8. Thin painted stack between No 7 and its crosswing. Remains of former left hand end stack is now internal. No 7 retains part of exposed frame. Nos 8 and 9 (formerly), noted as having now exposed frame, that to far left probably of later build. Part exposed inglenook fireplace. Clasped purlin roof of various builds where visible. Front wall to main range is recessed under the overhanging eaves formerly supported on posts. Lease exists from 1555.
Listing NGR: TL7591624447
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