Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1111214

Date first listed: 29-May-1984

Statutory Address: ALGARS


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Statutory Address: ALGARS

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County: Essex

District: Epping Forest (District Authority)

Parish: Loughton

National Grid Reference: TQ 43761 98095


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House, C17, extended in C18 and C19. Timber framed, weatherboarded, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays aligned approx. NW-SE with axial chimney stack one bay from SE end, forming a lobby-entrance to NE. External chimney stack at NW end, and C18 extension beyond it, of painted brickwork. SE end faced with painted brickwork. At rear of NW end, parallel range, 2 storeys, of painted brickwork with gabled roof of red clay pantiles, late C19,and single storey lean-to extension at SE end of it. At NW end of main range, large lean- to extension with external chimney stack at SW end, C19, of brickwork, roofed with C20 corrugated red clay tiles. Bread oven to Nil of stack. Single storey lean-to extension in W angle, brick, roofed with C20 interlocking red tiles. 2 storeys. NE elevation, 5-panel door, the top panel glazed, in wooden doorcase with pedimented head on consoles. 2 french windows, early C19, with external louvred shutters, and 2 C19 casement windows. First floor, 3 C19 casement windows and one C20 reproduction. Wooden parapet with short modillions below eaves. Hipped roof. At the NW end a painted brick wall of full 2-storey height extends the facade to conceal the lean-to extension behind, with the same parapet treatment, forming a very long main elevation. The SE gable of the rear range has carved bargeboards, late C19, of the same style as at Elm Cottage, Debden Green. Ground floor room to NW of axial chimney stack has a restored Axial beam and a staircase with 2 twist-turned balusters to each tread, late C19. The ground floor room to the NW is lined with pine panelling, has an C18 wooden fire surround and a corner cupboard of semi-circular form. Cellars below this room and NW extension. The first floor room at the SE end has an arched ceiling of elliptical curvature, early C19. Clasped purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TQ4376198095


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Legacy System number: 118624

Legacy System: LBS

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