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Latitude: 51.738 / 51°44'16"N
Longitude: 0.1875 / 0°11'15"E
OS Eastings: 551141
OS Northings: 206627
OS Grid: TL511066
Mapcode National: GBR MGB.SB8
Mapcode Global: VHHMG.6LH0
Entry Name: Dowsetts
Listing Date: 26 April 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165741
English Heritage Legacy ID: 118107
Location: Magdalen Laver, Epping Forest, Essex, CM16
Civil Parish: Magdalen Laver
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: High Laver with Magdalene Laver and Little Laver
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL 50 NW MAGDALEN LAVER
Hall house, C16, extended in C17, C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof
thatched. 2 bays aligned approx. N-S, with inserted chimney stack at S end,
now mainly C20 brickwork. Floor inserted in hall and one bay added to S, C17.
Lean-to extension at rear, C19, forming a catslide roof. Lean-to extensions to
N and S, roofed with red clay pantiles, C19. C20 extension to SW. E elevation,
halved door at front of tiled gabled porch, 5 casement windows, all C20, and 2
more in gabled dormers. Some framing exposed internally. Jowled posts, central
tiebeam severed, edge-halved and bridled scarf in E wallplate, clasped pulin
roof with straight wind bracing, lightly smoke-blackened. Inserted floor
consisting of axial beam with unchamfered joists of vertical section supported
on clamps. An indenture in the possession of the owner records a bargain and
sale of the property to Richard Dowsett in 1688, the origin of the name.
Listing NGR: TL5114106627
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