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Sheepcotes Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Springfield, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7493 / 51°44'57"N

Longitude: 0.5178 / 0°31'3"E

OS Eastings: 573898

OS Northings: 208624

OS Grid: TL738086

Mapcode National: GBR PKD.CQF

Mapcode Global: VHJK2.X9L9

Entry Name: Sheepcotes Cottages

Listing Date: 7 August 1990

Last Amended: 16 October 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1263955

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429137

Location: Springfield, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2

County: Essex

District: Chelmsford

Civil Parish: Springfield

Built-Up Area: Chelmsford

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: East Springfield Church of our Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

In the entry for

TL 70 WW
9/969

SPRINGFIELD
FORDSON ROAD
No 1 & 2 Sheepcotes Cottages

II

The entry shall be amended to read

TL 70 WW
9/969

SPRINGFIELD
FORDSON ROAD
No 1 - 2 Sheepcotes Cottages

II

2 cottages, originally 1 house 15th century or earlier former open hall with cross wing with inserted floor and chimney stack of late 16th century or early 17th century date, refronted in early 19th century and refenestrated in 20th century. Timber framed building refronted in roughcast with 20th century tiled roof with gablet to right hand side and 2 brick chimney stacks, 2 storeys: 5 windows in all, 3 to main part of house 1 to crosswing and 1 in 20th century addition. 20th century metal framed casements. 20th century door with penticed weather hood on brackets and later lean to to left. Rear elevation has projecting gable to no 2, old plank door in lean to to no 1 and 20th century door. Interior of no 1 has timber framed wall with large arched tension traces. A series of large peg holes running horizontal approximately 18 inches above the floor suggests this is the high end of the open hall. Jowled storey posts. Late 16th century or early 17th century inserted floor with plain chamfers and lamb tongue stops. Wide oak floor boards to 1st floor above sitting room. Inserted stack has been removed but its position is visible from the pattern of framing in the 1st floor ceiling joists and a length of timber inserted and strapped to the tie beam.

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The following Building shall be added:

SPRINGFIELD FORDSON ROAD
TL 70 WW
9/969 No 1&2 Sheepcotes Cottages

II

2 cottages, originally 1 house 15th century or earlier former open hall with cross
wing with inserted floor add chimney stack of late 16th century or early 17th century
date refronted in early 19th century and refenstrated in 20th century. Timber
framed building refronted in roughcast with 20th century tiled roof with gablet
to right hand side and 2 brick chimneystacks, 2 storeys: 5 windows in all, 3 to
main part of house 1 to crosswing and 1 in 20th century addition. 20th century
metal framed casements. 20th century door with penticed weather hood on brackets
and later lean to to left. rear elevation has projecting gable to no 2, old plank
door in lean to to no 1 and 20th century door. Interior of no 1 has timber framed
wall with large arched tension traces. A series of large peg holes running horizontally
approximately 18 inches above the floor suggests this is the high end of the gun
hall. Javled storey posts Late 16th century or early 17th.century inserted floor
with plain chanfers and lamb tongue steps. Wide oak floor boards to 1st floor
above sitting room. Inserted stack has been removed but its position is visible .
from the pattern of framing in the 1st floor ceiling joists and a length of timber
inserted and strapped to the tie beam.


Listing NGR: TL7389808624

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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