DUKES

Date:
18 Oct 1999
Location:
Dukes, Main Road, Danbury, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 4DT
Reference:
IOE01/00340/14
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

1. DANBURY MAIN ROAD 5213 (North Side) TL 7705 29/960 DANBURY

Dukes II 2.

The name 'Dukes' is recorded in a law court case dated 1499 concerning, presumably, this house which still bears the name. A timber-framed house built on a 'T' shaped plan with the main block extending north and south. A floor was inserted in the main block circa 1600. The south front, with 3 gables, has modern external features. The centre able is of the early C17 and the east gable is later. The west end has exposed timber-framing on a high brick plinth. 2 storeys. 3 window range on the south front, C20 casements. Roof tiled (old tiles), with a central rectangular chimney stack at the west end of the main block and 1 sloping-roofed dormer between the gables to the main block. The interior has exposed timber- framing, ceiling beams and joists. Central longitudinal main beams extend the full length of both the main block and cross wing.

Listing NGR: TL7701805397

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1581 IOE Records taken by Richard Phillips; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Richard Phillips. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Phillips, Richard

Rights Holder: Phillips, Richard

Keywords

Brick, Tile, Timber, Tudor House, Elizabethan Monument (By Form), Stuart Domestic, Jacobean Dwelling, Cross Wing House, Hall House, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building