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THE CHESTNUTS

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE CHESTNUTS

List entry Number: 1051609

Location

THE CHESTNUTS, STORTFORD ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Dunmow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 353410

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 6222 GREAT DUNMOW STORTFORD ROAD 20.2.67 (N SIDE) 7/94 The Chestnuts GV II*

House, now offices, C16 and C18, timber framed and plastered and generally of 2 storeys. Square plan, front block, with long 2 storey wing running back to the rear of the site, off which a further block extends towards the W. Front elevation to Stortford Road has a hipped peg tiled roof, with large rectangular off centre stack and attic dormer with semi-circular pedimented head. Four double hung sashes with glazing bars on each floor with gap in centre and imitation timber framing. At W end is wall with old, moved doorcase of late C18 with pilasters, scroll brackets, flat hood and panelled frieze. W elevation has in the front range, similar double hung sashes and a mid C18 doorcase with carved acanthus leaf, scroll brackets supporting flat hood and 8 panel door with late C18 knocker. C19 open arcade in front of ground floor with glass roof. Rear wing has gabled peg tile roof at N end and double hung sashes with small panes and very wide glazing bars. Some old pargetting. The block extending to the W, has gabled peg tile roof, timber framing exposed on W end and part black boarded S elevation. One cast iron casement with leaded light on first floor and C20 casements. Interior reveals fine early C18 dog leg stair up to attics, with hardwood twisted balusters and newels. Entrance hall elliptical arches and entire front block has early to mid C18 panelling and fire surrounds. Rear block is of early C16 with exposed framing inside with central tenon with soffit shoulder joists. N end is framed as crosswing and seems of earlier build. One fireplace with Vitruvian scroll overmantel frieze. Block extending to West, has reused framing and central stack. RCHM 15.

Listing NGR: TL6269122014

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National Grid Reference: TL 62691 22014

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