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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.


List entry Number: 1110857



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

County: Essex

District: Maldon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Purleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Jul-1970

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 117435

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PURLEIGH PURLEIGH STREET TL 80 SW (south side) 1/107 The Old Gate House 16.7.70 GV II

House. C18, extended in early C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Comprises an C18 small house of 2 bays facing NW, with an axial stack at the left end, of one storey with attics, and a larger early C19 extension at the left end, of L-plan, each wing of 2 bays, with an external stack at the end of the rear wing, of 2 storeys. Later C19 stair tower in rear angle. Late C19 single-storey ancillary building with slate roof extending to E. NW elevation of original house, one C19 casement on the ground floor and 2 C20 casements in flat-roofed dormers. Plain boarded door. Gambrel roof. NW elevation of early C19 part, ground floor, original bow shop window of 35 lights with fascia and moulded cornice, with some handmade glass, and one original 4-light casement window with rectangular leading, the wrought iron casement replaced by a wooden casement. First floor, one original 3-light casement window, the casement similarly replaced. Original door with 3 arched lights, the glass replaced by plywood, with shallow canopy on scrolled brackets. NE elevation, ground floor, 2 C20 casements. First floor, 2 original 3-light casements, much altered. Central original half-glazed door in simple doorcase with shallow canopy on profiled brackets. The interior has chamfered beams with elongated lamb's tongue stops (some boxed in), plain joists of vertical section, primary straight bracing, a large wood-burning hearth facing SW, some original internal doors, and 2 recessed cupboards, one with semi-circular back and one with a straight back. The bow shop window is of exceptional quality.

Listing NGR: TL8417901970

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National Grid Reference: TL 84179 01970


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