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Pair of Cottages 20 Metres South of Terling Stores and Post Office

A Grade II Listed Building in Terling, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8049 / 51°48'17"N

Longitude: 0.5706 / 0°34'14"E

OS Eastings: 577327

OS Northings: 214929

OS Grid: TL773149

Mapcode National: GBR PJQ.T7W

Mapcode Global: VHJJQ.VW0R

Entry Name: Pair of Cottages 20 Metres South of Terling Stores and Post Office

Listing Date: 13 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147595

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115511

Location: Terling, Braintree, Essex, CM3

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Terling

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

TL 7714
(south-west side)
11/163 Pair of cottages 20
metres south of Terling
Stores and Post Office

House, now 2 cottages. C15, altered in C16 and C18/.C19. Timber framed,
plastered with weatherboarded dado, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay
hall facing NE with late C16 axial stack in left bay. 3-bay crosswing to left,
extended to rear by one bay in C18/C19, with single-storey extension in rear
angle, forming a catslide with the crosswing. 2-bay crosswing to right of hall,
extended to rear by one bay in C18/C19, with axial stack. C18/C19 extension to
right of right crosswing, formerly a shop with cottage at rear, with internal
stack at rear end. Hall of one storey with attics, remainder of 2 storeys.
Ground floor, 3 C20 casements. First floor, 2 more and one in gabled dormer of
hall, and one in half-dormer of right extension. 2 plain boarded doors.
Rebuilt grouped diagonal shafts on both stacks. Jowled posts. The hall has a
late C16 inserted floor comprising a chamfered axial beam, and chamfered joists
of square section with lamb's tongue stops. One chamfered rising brace to the
central tiebeam is visible. Roof of crownpost construction but plastered to the
collars; some smoke-blackening visible at dormer. The left crosswing originally
comprised 2 long bays and a short bay at the rear partitioned from the
remainder, but the ground-floor partition has been removed. Cambered tiebeams,
crownpost roof with axial bracing, complete. The right crosswing has close
studding with straight tension braces trenched to the inside. No access to
roof. RCHM 9.

Listing NGR: TL7732714929

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