- 4 Jun 2002
- Whispers, High Street, Great Oakley, Tendring, Essex, CO12 5AH
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
GREAT OAKLEY HIGH STREET TM 1827-1927 (south-east side) 7/32 Whispers
House. Circa 1700, altered in C19. Timber framed, plastered, with facade of painted brick in Flemish bond, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays facing north-west, with stack in middle bay behind axis, forming a lobby-entrance. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 12+12 lights.
First floor, 2 late C19 sashes of 3+6 lights. 6-panel door in fluted doorcase with flat canopy on scrolled brackets, early C19. The brick facade, c.1840, stands forward of the doorcase. In left bay, large wood-burning hearth, and chamfered axial beam without stops, plain joists of vertical section. In right bay, smaller wood-burning hearth, chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue stops, and similar joists. Primary straight bracing. Original winder stair in front of stack, with at the top a moulded handrail of vertical section and splat balusters. On the first floor, small wrought iron coal-burning grate, altered.
Listing NGR: TM1940527558
Copyright IoE Mr Wilfred N. Winder. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Winder, Wilfred N.
Rights Holder: Winder, Wilfred N.
Brick, Plaster, Tile, Timber, Stuart House, Georgian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building