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Reaper's Croft

A Grade II Listed Building in Mountnessing, Essex

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Latitude: 51.644 / 51°38'38"N

Longitude: 0.3682 / 0°22'5"E

OS Eastings: 563954

OS Northings: 196562

OS Grid: TQ639965

Mapcode National: GBR NK1.XKC

Mapcode Global: VHJKD.BYH3

Entry Name: Reaper's Croft

Listing Date: 20 February 1976

Last Amended: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297207

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373739

Location: Mountnessing, Brentwood, Essex, CM13

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Mountnessing

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Mountnessing St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


723-1/6/460 (North side)
20/02/76 Reaper's Croft
(Formerly Listed as:
OLD CHURCH LANE, Mountnessing
The Thatched Cottage)


Cottage. C18 or early C19, extended in C19 and C20.
Timber-framed, plastered, roof thatched. Rectangular plan
facing S, with external stack at right end. C19 extension to
left, with external stack at end, and C20 lean-to extension to
rear of it, roofed with felt. C20 extension to right enclosing
original stack, set back, with hipped roof of handmade red
clay tiles. One storey. All windows are C20 casements with
diamond leading; all except the right window have C20 external
plain shutters. C20 door recessed in right extension.
INTERIOR: unjowled posts. The rear wallplate has a simple
splayed scarf near the left end, bolted. Primary straight
bracing. The main posts are tenoned and pegged to the
wallplates, the studs nailed, about 0.45m apart. C20 grate at
right. C20 ceiling below original plastered ceiling.
Side-purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TQ6395496562

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

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