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A Grade II Listed Building in Little Baddow, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7405 / 51°44'25"N

Longitude: 0.5599 / 0°33'35"E

OS Eastings: 576841

OS Northings: 207741

OS Grid: TL768077

Mapcode National: GBR PKG.Y2X

Mapcode Global: VHJK3.NJC3

Entry Name: Cuckoos

Listing Date: 19 June 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338484

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112790

Location: Little Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Little Baddow

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Little Baddow St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 70 NE 10/320


Thomas Hooker and John Elliot, the C17 Pioneers of New England, both lived at
Cuckoos and started a school in it. In 1630 Hooker was called before the court
of High Commission but escaped to Holland and in 1633 sailed to Boston, New England.
A C17 timber-framed and plastered house. 2 storeys. At file west end the upper
storey is jettied, supported on a moulded bressumer and the timber-framing is
exposed on the ground storey. The windows are C20 casements. Roof tiled, hipped
at the east end. (RCHM).

Listing NGR: TL7684107741

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

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