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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: 1111361



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

County: Essex

District: Epping Forest

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Sheering

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: 118253

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1/1 Cowicks 20.2.67 GV II

Lobby entrance house, C17, extended in C19 and C20. Timber-framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays aligned approx. N-S, aspect E, with axial chimney stack in second bay from N, forming a lobby-entrance, now blocked. Extension to S with entrance hall at the junction and external chimney stack at S gable, mid C19. 2 storey flat-roofed extension to W of this with chimney stack at NW corner, C20. Conservatory to W of this, C20. Long service range aligned approx. E-W at N end of house, forming an L plan, of yellow brickwork, Flemish bond, with vertical bands of red bricks, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. At the W end of this, square malting, plastered yellow brickwork with pyramidal slate roof and louvre. House 2 storeys. Service wing, single storey with attics. E elevation, ground floor, 4 panel-door with glass in upper panels in tiled gabled porch, C19, 2 mid C19 double-hung sash windows of 4 lights, one C18 casement window of 6 lights with wrought iron casement, C20 leading. First floor, 3 mid C19 double-hung sash windows of 4 lights. Axial chimney stack has grouped diagonal shafts. Chamfered beams with lamb's tongue stops. Mid C19 staircase. Queen strut roof, clasped purlins incorporating some smoke-blackened rafters from a medieval house, with minor C19/20 alterations. RCHM 11. The will of Robert Duke, 1669 refers to 'my new dwelling house called Cowicks in Sheering' (Essex Record Office, D/AMW 7/88).

Listing NGR: TL5008815113

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National Grid Reference: TL 50088 15113


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