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Fox Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Thornwood Common, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7217 / 51°43'18"N

Longitude: 0.1323 / 0°7'56"E

OS Eastings: 547385

OS Northings: 204708

OS Grid: TL473047

Mapcode National: GBR LF9.47Q

Mapcode Global: VHHMF.7ZTH

Plus Code: 9F32P4CJ+MW

Entry Name: Fox Cottage

Listing Date: 26 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146649

English Heritage Legacy ID: 118198

Location: North Weald Bassett, Epping Forest, Essex, CM16

County: Essex

Civil Parish: North Weald Bassett

Built-Up Area: Thornwood Common

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: North Weald St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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6/1 Fox Cottage


House, C15, extended in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with machine-made
red clay tiles. 2 bays aligned approx. E-W, with late C16 chimney stack against
S wall of W bay. S extension from E bay, C20 , forming an L-plan, and single -
storey extension with hippped roof in the angle, C20. Single storey with attics.
W, elevation, ground floor, leaded french windows in tiled gabled porch, 3 leaded
casement windows; first floor, 2 similar windows, of which one is in a flat-
roofed dormer, all C20. Some framing exposed internally. Jowled posts. S
wallplate severed for access to C20 extension. Lodged longitudinal joists of
heavy square section jointed to building beam with central tenons. Trimmed stair
trap in SE corner. In NE corner, original joists replaced by thinner joists,
C19. Hearth faced with C20 brick, but original brickwork is visible from the
rear, inside the C20 extension. Roof fully lathed and plastered internally.

Listing NGR: TL4738504708

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