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Cumbers

A Grade II Listed Building in Good Easter, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7782 / 51°46'41"N

Longitude: 0.3592 / 0°21'33"E

OS Eastings: 562850

OS Northings: 211465

OS Grid: TL628114

Mapcode National: GBR NHH.FN7

Mapcode Global: VHJJT.5KRQ

Entry Name: Cumbers

Listing Date: 6 September 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263943

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429213

Location: Good Easter, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1

County: Essex

District: Chelmsford

Civil Parish: Good Easter

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Good Easter St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-

GOOD EASTER FARMBRIDGE END
TL 61 SW (west side)

3/10008 Cumbers

II

House. C16 or C17. Timber framed, rendered to south and east. Roof of plain tile and thatch,
to north end half hipped. One storey and attic. Three bays, with stack dividing centre and north
bays; single storey outshut to north with lean-to roof, very likely C19. One gabled dormer to
east elevation and west elevation. Plank door to north bay, segmental-arched window to south,
rebuilt to late C18 or early C18 design; window with diamond mullions to north return, attic
storey. Rafter ends of early date remain to north bay, rebuilt to centre and south bays. West
elevation has studding, trenched, curved braces to centre and south bays; diagonal bracing to
north bay and rectangular framing to north return. Roof of clasped purlin type, the collars and
tie beam to the north return slighter that the rest. Interior: south and centre bays with
chamfered axial beam; bridging joists of slight dimensions. Partitions of studded and braced
framing; peg holes to posts of partition wall facing south bay. Inglenook to back stock. The
evidence is contradictory and difficult to interpret. It is likely that the south and centre bays
were built first, with or without a floor. The stock and north bay came later. The roof tie
beams and collars to the south gable end, south and centre bays all earlier in date than the
beams in the north bay; a reroofing seems likely, but it is impossible to tell the sequence of
addition. It has been suggested that the south and centre bays were originally open to the roof
and floored at a later date.


Listing NGR: TL6285011465

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