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Riverside Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Coggeshall, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8687 / 51°52'7"N

Longitude: 0.6848 / 0°41'5"E

OS Eastings: 584940

OS Northings: 222313

OS Grid: TL849223

Mapcode National: GBR QKD.ZXJ

Mapcode Global: VHJJL.T9D8

Entry Name: Riverside Cottage

Listing Date: 6 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337965

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116156

Location: Coggeshall, Braintree, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Coggeshall

Built-Up Area: Coggeshall

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Coggeshall with Markshall

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

(west side)

9/126 No. 2 (Riverside


Cottage. Early C17, altered in C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed
with slate. Single range facing E with axial stack at left end, originally
external, now internal, and C19/20 stack to rear right. 2 storeys. C20 single-
storey lean-to extension with slate roof along full length of rear, and
projecting to right; C20 flat-roofed extension to left. 2-window range of C20
casements with rectangular leading. Plain boarded door with C20 gabled and
tiled canopy on brackets. Originally this was a single-storey cottage; the
walls have been raised approximately 1.40 metres and the roof rebuilt to a slate
pitch. Chamfered axial beam with runout stops in left bay, boxed in right bay.
One original roof truss is preserved in the intermediate partition. Large
wood-burning hearth with 0.33 metre jambs and a seat in each inglenook, of C16
and C17 bricks. In 1980 a child's shoe datable to c.1700, items of children's
clothing and clay pipes were found in this stack, now in Colchester Museum and
in the possession of the owner. Shown as one of a line of buildings in a map of
1639 (Essex Record Office, D/DOp P.1).

Listing NGR: TL8494022313

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

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