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Meadows Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Dedham, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.96 / 51°57'35"N

Longitude: 0.9932 / 0°59'35"E

OS Eastings: 605748

OS Northings: 233287

OS Grid: TM057332

Mapcode National: GBR SMH.5WW

Mapcode Global: VHKFN.5ZFV

Entry Name: Meadows Cottage

Listing Date: 11 September 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225574

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421999

Location: Dedham, Colchester, Essex, CO7

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Civil Parish: Dedham

Built-Up Area: Dedham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Dedham St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:

DEDHAM GULLS LANE (off Long
TM 13 SE Road East)

5/100 Meadows Cottage
II

Cottage early 17th C. Timber framed and rendered with some
weatherboarding and gabled with plain tile roof. Of one storey with
attics and continuous catslide lean-to on rear. Front has 20th C
casement windows and painted door and 2 lean- to dormers. Stack on NE
flank and rear roof rises against its SE side. Two bays of Elm framing
with jowled posts heavy tie beams and some straight wall-bracing
exposed inside. Side purlin roof with wind braces at W end. Appears
to be extremely late example of an open-hall house with one floored
bay, possible having lost a further bay from SW end. The 'hall' bay
now has inserted floor, but has some soot blackening and possible
outline of hall window. Inglenook stack of early 17th C brickwork
(lower part) with moulded brick at base of flanks (possible former
timber hood). Small area of painted 17th C panelling and 2 recessed
doorheads as flat triangles. Lean-to is addition and of at least 3
phases.


Listing NGR: TM0574833287

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