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Number 2, Brook Cottage and Adjacent to Cottage to North

A Grade II Listed Building in Finchingfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9673 / 51°58'2"N

Longitude: 0.4547 / 0°27'17"E

OS Eastings: 568731

OS Northings: 232716

OS Grid: TL687327

Mapcode National: GBR PGM.MSC

Mapcode Global: VHJHW.TTR7

Plus Code: 9F32XF83+WV

Entry Name: Number 2, Brook Cottage and Adjacent to Cottage to North

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337797

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115242

Location: Finchingfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Finchingfield

Built-Up Area: Finchingfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Finchingfield St John Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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TL 6832

(east side)
No. 2 Brook Cottage and adjacent cottage to north


House, now 2 cottages. C17 or earlier, altered in C19. Timber framed,
plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays facing E, with internal
stack near middle against rear wall, and a C19 internal stack at each end.
Extended to left, C18/C19, and divided into cottages. 2 extensions to rear. One
storey with attics. 4 C19 casements, 4 more in gabled dormers. 2 boarded
doors, each with a small pane and shallow hood on profiled brackets. One
diagonally arranged shaft on main stack. In the right bay, longitudinal joists
of horizontal section. In the next bay, chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue
stops and square joists. Large wood-burning hearth, the mantel beam chamfered
with lamb's tongue stops. Jowled posts, cambered tiebeams. Originally of one
storey and minimal loft, the walls have been raised approx. 1 metre, probably in
the late C17 or C18.

Listing NGR: TL6873132716

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