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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: 1112152



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

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Thaxted

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 07-Feb-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 122254

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Prouds Farmhouse

TL 63SW: 2/2 7.2.52 II*

2. C14 hall house with gabled cross-wings, altered and extended in C16 and C17. Timber framed and plastered, with some frame exposed externally. Both wings are jettied on carved brackets. Red plain tile roof. 2 storeys. 1:3:1: window range C17 and modern casements. 2 modern bay windows. Late C16, two bay extension at rear, at north end jettied to south. Modern 2 storey rear extension. North cross-wing is C14 with ogee heads, service doors. Original crown post roof rebuilt. South cross-wing is C16 with side purlin windbraced roof. Central hall partially rebuilt in C17, with remains of original stretcher beam, with arched bracing, moulded and crenellated with elaborate chamfer stops. Some C17 pargetting survives. Outside mullioned windows and a C14 door. Red brick C17 chimney stack, with attached diagonal shafts. (RCHM 45).

Listing NGR: TL6044532663

Selected Sources

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex North West, (1916)

National Grid Reference: TL 60445 32663


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