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Orchard Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Westley Waterless, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1806 / 52°10'50"N

Longitude: 0.3686 / 0°22'7"E

OS Eastings: 562042

OS Northings: 256236

OS Grid: TL620562

Mapcode National: GBR NBN.B0C

Mapcode Global: VHJGW.BGR6

Entry Name: Orchard Cottage

Listing Date: 25 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 49250

Location: Westley Waterless, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, CB8

County: Cambridgeshire

District: East Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Westley Waterless

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Westley Waterless St Mary-the-Less

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 65 NW WESTLEY WATERLESS

6/172 Orchard Cottage

II


Cottage. Late C13 or early C14 with C15 and C16 additions and
alterations. Timber-framed and plastered, tile hung at first
floor. Thatched roof with red brick and earlier local brick end
stacks. Stack to left hand partly rebuilt. Plain tile roof to
C19 gable lean-to at right hand. One storey and attic. Open
hall with two surviving bays, and bay to north-east rebuilt in
C15 and late C16 as jettied cross-wing. Further bay added to
north-east reusing a deeply moulded C14 ceiling beam.
Demolished south-west bay of the hall replaced by gable wall
with external stack late C16 and possibly later than the
inserted framed ceiling. Original features include hall window
exposed at first floor with diamond mullions, splayed scarf-
joint with under squinted butts in wall plate, and similar scarf
in closed truss to north-east of hall with crown post and
fragment of collar purlin, smoke blackened. One post of display
truss with mortice for arch brace. Roof rebuilt in late C16.
RCHM (Cambs. notes), 1953.


Listing NGR: TL6204256236

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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