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Thatch Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Helions Bumpstead, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0547 / 52°3'16"N

Longitude: 0.4228 / 0°25'22"E

OS Eastings: 566212

OS Northings: 242360

OS Grid: TL662423

Mapcode National: GBR ND8.5PN

Mapcode Global: VHJHH.8MW7

Plus Code: 9F423C3F+V4

Entry Name: Thatch Cottage

Listing Date: 16 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165407

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114111

Location: Helions Bumpstead, Braintree, Essex, CB9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Helions Bumpstead

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Helions Bumpstead St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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House, early C17, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched.
3 bays aligned approximately E-W, with axial chimney stack at W end of middle
bay. C20 exensions to W and S, roofed with red tiles. Single storey with
attics. One blocked doorway, one C20 door with tiled gabled hood, 4 C20
casement windows, 2 more in swept dormers. Some framing exposed internally.
Jowled posts, curved tension bracing to corner posts inside studs. Plain-
chamfered axial beams with exposed joists of horizontal section supported on
clamps in all bays. Face-halved and bladed scarf in N wallplate. Original
rebated floorboards. Partition removed between E and middle ground floor rooms.
Large wood-burning hearth, not in use.

Listing NGR: TL6621242360

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