Colchester Archaeological Trust
CAT Report 1536: summary
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Historic building recording at Orchard Cottage, Seven Star Green, Eight Ash Green, Essex CO6 3QB: February 2020
by Mark Baister
Date report completed: March 2020
Location: Orchard Cottage, Seven Star Green, Eight Ash Green, Essex CO6 3QB
Map reference(s): TL 93887 25797 (centre)
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Project type: Historic Building Recording
Significance of the results:
A programme of historic building recording was carried out by Colchester Archaeological Trust at Orchard Cottage, Seven Star Green, Eight Ash Green, Essex in February 2020.
The building is a small, one-and-a-half-storey, timber-framed/brick-built structure located on the east side of Seven Star Green, a historic parcel of common south of Halstead Road in Eight Ash Green. Despite a large number of modern additions, extensions and alterations, enough historical fabric (including a large fireplace and a first-floor supported by a substantial binding-beam) remains to suggest the building was initially constructed sometime between the 15th and 17th centuries, possibly as a small hall-house.