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Epping Forest (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 47168 93892


TQ 49 SE CHIGWELL MANOR ROAD 5/21 Sheepcotes - II

House, c.1800. Stock brick, roofed partly with slates, partly with handmade red clay tiles. Square plan with original entrance elevation (now the garden elevation) to the SE, with canted bays on each return. Internal chimney stack forming lobby-entrance, now blocked. Service wing to NW, with slate roof on NE side, catslide roof of red tiles on SW side, end chimney stack, and single storey lean-to extension beyond, roofed with red clay pantiles. Present entrance is on the NE elevation. 3 storeys (service wing of one storey with attics). SE elevation, double doors of 3 panels each, cast iron fanlight with radiating tracery, plain doorcase, shallow hood. Double-hung sash windows of 12 lights with flat brick arches, 2 on ground floor, 3'on first floor. Plastered band at first floor level. Second floor, 3 double-hung sash windows of 6 lights with flat brick arches. Plastered band, parapet with stone coping, hipped slated roof. The bays at each side are of 2 storeys, with double-hung sash windows of 12 lights with flat brick arches in each cant and blind recesses in front. The SE elevation forms a symmetrical composition. NE elevation, 4- panel door, cast iron fanlight with radiating tracery in round brick arch, porch with 2 Ionic columns and pilasters, dentilled cornice, 4 stone steps with plain wrought iron handrail each side, NW side of porch glazed in C20. Bay as described to SE, to NW tripartite double-hung sash windows of 4-12-4 lights on ground and first floors. Above the door a double-hung sash window of 12 lights. Second floor, 3 double-hung sash windows of 6 lights, parapet. The service wing presents a brick wall of darker colour, with one plain boarded door and 2 double-hung sash windows of 12 lights. Plain stair from NE entrance. Service wing is timber framed, C18/19, with primary straight bracing, beams plain- chamfered with simple concave stops. Cellar. The house is illustrated from the S as 'The Villa of John Elsee, Esq., at Chigwell Row', dated 22 September 1810, in Dr. Hughson's 'Description of London and its Environs', drawn by Schnebbelie and engraved by Davenport. It is shown then as now, but with a pedimented Ionic porch on the SE elevation. This may be the porch which is now on the hiE elevation, but the pediment is missing.

Listing NGR: TQ4716893892


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Hughson, Description of London and its Environs,


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

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