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TOWN HOUSE

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: TOWN HOUSE

List entry Number: 1104891

Location

TOWN HOUSE, HIGH STREET

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Bardfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-May-1953

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 115309

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 6730 GREAT BARDFIELD HIGH STREET (north-west side)

8/170 Town House 2.5.53

GV II

House, part of a larger house originally. C16, altered in C17 and C18. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4-bay main range facing SE, with one axial stack and C18 external stack at left end. C16 internal stack at right end, now at the partition between this house and Town House Cottages, formerly part of the same house (q.v.). C17 rear wing behind this stack (over- lapping Town House Cottages) at an acute angle to the main range, with C18 stack at end, and single-storey extension roofed with red clay Roman tiles beyond. C17 stair tower in rear angle. 2 storeys. 2 splayed bays with early C20 sashes of 8-16-8 lights. On first floor, 3 late C18 sashes of 16 lights. 6-panel door with 4 upper panels glazed, in moulded and pedimented doorcase, late C18. Hipped gablet at right end of roof. At the rear, one late C17 and one early C18 3-light window, each with one wrought iron casement. The interior has jowled posts, a chamfered axial beam with step stops, exposed plain joists of horizontal section, and underbuilt jetty. In the right wall of the rear extension there is a blocked early C17 window. On the first floor of the main range there is some C18 pine panelling. RCHM 24.

Listing NGR: TL6746530480

Selected Sources

Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex North West, (1916)

National Grid Reference: TL 67465 30480

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