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ORSETT 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: ORSETT HOUSE

List entry Number: 1111610

Location

ORSETT HOUSE, HIGH ROAD

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

County:

District: Thurrock

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 08-Feb-1960

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 119713

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

In the entry for:

1. 5221 HIGH ROAD Orsett (North Side) TQ 68 SW 5/36 Orsett House

II 8.2.60

The item shall be upgarded to II* with an amended map reference of TQ 68SW SP/296 The description shall be amended to read:-

Gentry house. Early to mid C18. Red brick with red plain tiled roof. 3 storeys with half basement and coped parapets. Double range plan with later wings attached at east and west. 5 bay range of C19 double hung sashes with glazing bars under flat gauged brick arches. Central pedimented Tuscan Doric doorcase set on flight of stone steps. First floor platband, moulded parapeted cornice, 4 side wall chimney stacks. 3 window one and half storey range to west,gable C1900. Service wing to east with attached flat roofed c1975 garages. Rear facade answers that of entrance. Thick glazing bar sashes under canted brick arches. Central arched staircase window. Central doorcase on steps. Interior has panelled hall with pedimented doorcases dentillated cornice and segmental arch opening onto staircase. Some original fireplaces,box shutters and other panelling. Original secondary stairs.

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1. 5221 HIGH ROAD Orsett (north side) Orsett House TQ 68 SW 5/36 8.2.60

II

2. Large early C18 house, in red brick, with red plain tile roof. Three storeys with capped parapet. Four side wall chimney stacks. Double range plan, with later wings east and west. Five window range C19 double hung vertical sliding sashes with glazing bars. Moulded cornice, central pedimented doorcase, approached by flight of steps.

Listing NGR: TQ6397681975

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National Grid Reference: TQ 63976 81975

Map

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