Thatched Essex freehouse changes hands

02 May 2007 by
Thatched Essex freehouse changes hands

The Red Cow, a thatched Essex freehouse believed to date back to Norman times, has been sold to first-time buyers Chris and Alice Cozens from Oxfordshire.

It's the only pub in the village of Chrishall, which is near the Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire borders.

The Grade II-listed building with low-beamed ceilings provides two bars, a 20-seat restaurant, two-bedroom owners' accommodation, a barn with development potential, a beer garden and a car park.

The new owners plan to re-instate the filled-in pond to attract a local colony of newts.

The Ipswich office of Christie + Co sold the freehold off an asking price of £475,000 on behalf of Barry and Monica Cousins who have owned the business for 15 years.

By Angela Frewin

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