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Cherry Cottage chestnut Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in High Easter, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8084 / 51°48'30"N

Longitude: 0.3524 / 0°21'8"E

OS Eastings: 562269

OS Northings: 214807

OS Grid: TL622148

Mapcode National: GBR NH2.RWF

Mapcode Global: VHJJM.2T42

Entry Name: Cherry Cottage chestnut Cottage

Listing Date: 20 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308576

English Heritage Legacy ID: 121374

Location: High Easter, Uttlesford, Essex, CM1

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: High Easter

Built-Up Area: High Easter

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: High Easter St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

(south side)

3/56 Cherry Cottage/
Chestnut Cottage


Pair of houses, former poorhouse. C.1600 and C18. Of 2 storeys. Timber framed
with a clay peg tile gabled roof. Cherry Cottage is plastered and Chestnut
Cottage is clad in black and painted boarding. Cherry Cottage has a single
storey lean-to front extension with a peg tile roof, a gable end stack and a
ridgeline stack. The windows are C20 diamond leaded light casements. Chestnut
Cottage has C20 small pane casements and C19 casements with central horizontal
glazing bars. There is one small ridgeline stack surmounting an inglenook
fireplace with moulded mantel beam. The brickwork above this mantel beam has
been rebuilt. The major part of the block was a house or building of c.1600
with a former service crosswing at the west end. This originally had a rear
jetty and has been severely truncated at its front. The 'hall' range has a
curious plan form with suggestions of a central spine wall through 2 storeys.
The eastern bay has deep section stop chamfered floor joists and the entire
structure is substantially built. Block altered to form poorhouse in the late

Listing NGR: TL6226914807

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