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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: 1112902



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.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 122430

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1. THAXTED TOWN STREET (South Side) No. 17 (Recorder's House) TL 63SW: 5/139 7.2.52


2. Mid C15 three storey town house, jettied at first and second storey. Timber framed and plastered, with red plain tile roof. 2 window range of C18 double hung vertical sliding sashes with glazing bars. Ground floor has C19 shop window bays, and also bay windows at first floor, resting on original oriel cills, carved with a Griffon and the arms of Edward IV, supported by a lion and a bull. Jetties are supported on carved brackets, on shafts with moulded capitals. To the rear is an original outbuilding timber framed and plastered, with red plain tile roof. 2 storeys. This joined to main house, with C16 or C17 infill. Mid C15 red brick chimney stack. Internally most of the original frame is exposed, with original windows, stop chamfered beam and jowled storey posts. Some C17 and modern panelling. (Named after the Recorder under the 1556 Charter). (RCHM 15).

Listing NGR: TL6118130911

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 61181 30911


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