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Mount Cottage Yorklette Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Mount Bures, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9595 / 51°57'34"N

Longitude: 0.7732 / 0°46'23"E

OS Eastings: 590635

OS Northings: 232634

OS Grid: TL906326

Mapcode National: GBR RKW.49D

Mapcode Global: VHKFQ.C03N

Plus Code: 9F32XQ5F+R7

Entry Name: Mount Cottage Yorklette Cottage

Listing Date: 9 September 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1225631

English Heritage Legacy ID: 422001

ID on this website: 101225631

Location: Mount Bures, Colchester, Essex, CO8

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Civil Parish: Mount Bures

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Mount Bures St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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The following building shall be added to the list:-

TL 93 SW (east side)
Mount Cottage and
2/10003 Yorklette Cottage
House, late medieval. Timber framed and rendered with plain tile roofs. Single storey with attic;
2 storey cross wing to Yorklette Cottage. Built as hall house, then divided into two cottages
in the C18. Former hall and upper end contained in Yorklette Cottage to the north; the
crosswing of two bays, rear roof of cross wing gableted; inserted floor in hall with stop
chamfered C16 floor joists, Fomer parlour/solar with wall of exposed framing and tension
bracing to former hall. Cross wing has arch-braced tie beam. Stair opening in floor at NE
corner and bridging joists resting on substantial shaped corbel in south wall. Inglenook stack on
party wall projecting through front slope of roof. Former low end in Mount Cottage, which
has break in the roof line. Broad gabled dormers to each may date to the C17. Ridge stack to
Mount Cottage. External stack to left return. Each cottage with a catslide roof rear dormer.
Evidence of C17 work in parlour of Mount Cottage, chamfered beam with ogee stop.

Listing NGR: TL9063532634

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