Record Details

NHER Number:40189
Type of record:Building
Name:Thatched Cottage, 2 Church Lane


This house began as a timber framed building of about 1600,one storey high with an attic. However, little of this remains visible due to later alterations. In around 1800, the building was converted into two workmen's cottages. Although it retains its thatched roof, there has been much alteration in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 48784 03166
Map Sheet:TG40SE

Full description

July 1988. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
House. Mid 18th century. Whitewashed brick and thatched roof. One storey and dormer attic. Door left of centre. 20th century 3-light casement to left and early 19century 2- light cross casement to right. Gabled roof. Central ridge stack and western internal gable end stack. Rear (north side) carries a large central dormer.
Information from (S1).

February 2004. Visited.
Cottage on line of old road.
Suggestions of timber frame, possibly c1600. Added W gable and stack which may be 17th century, altered 1800 or may be all of 1800 at which time a second stack was inserted and the building converted to two cottages. Very much altered in 1960s.
See (S2) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 28 February 2004.

Monument Types

  • HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TIMBER FRAMED HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1051003.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 2004. Building Report.. Building Report.

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