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Latitude: 51.8588 / 51°51'31"N
Longitude: 0.5505 / 0°33'1"E
OS Eastings: 575733
OS Northings: 220878
OS Grid: TL757208
Mapcode National: GBR PJ3.G05
Mapcode Global: VHJJJ.HJDW
Plus Code: 9F32VH52+G6
Entry Name: John Ray Cottage
Listing Date: 2 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1147019
English Heritage Legacy ID: 114938
Location: Black Notley, Braintree, Essex, CM77
Civil Parish: Black Notley
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Black Notley
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL 72 SE BLACK NOTLEY BAKERS LANE
5/44 John Ray Cottage
Cottage. C16/C17 or earlier with later alterations and additions. Timber
framed and plastered with C20 pargetting. Red plain tiled roof. Gabled dormer
to front and rear. Red brick chimney stack to left and to rear of right single
storey lean-to extension. One storey and attics. Single storey porch extension
to front left. 3 casement windows. All windows diamond leaded. Boarded door
to right return of porch extension. Much timber frame exposed internally with
heavy wide spaced studs, stop chamfered bridging joists and jowled storey posts.
Inglenook fireplace. The birthplace and childhood home of John Ray M.A.,F.R.S.
1627-1702 botanist and natural historian.
Listing NGR: TL7573320878
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