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TOWN 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: TOWN HOUSE

List entry Number: 1112904

Location

TOWN HOUSE, 25, TOWN STREET

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: 20-Feb-1967

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 122434

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

1. THAXTED TOWN STREET (South Side) No. 25 (Town House) TL 63SW: 5/143 20.2.67

GV II*

2. Early C14 hall house, with late C15 or early C16 range along street front, extensively in C18. Timber framed and plastered, with red plain tile hipped roof. 2 storeys, attics, and cellars. 5 window range. C18 double hung vertical sliding sashes with glazing bars. Three C18 ground floor bay windows with a wood dentilled cornice above. C18 Pediment doorcase and original 6 panel door. Parapet front with wood modillioned cornice and long wall jetty. The early C14 hall adjoins at the rear, parallel to the street with original crown post roof. Crown post has octagonal shaft, moulded base and capital and four arch braces. The front range originally had 3 gables to the street and may have incorporated ground floor shops. Late C15 or early C16 cellars. Good C18 and later internal detailing. This site was part of the Manor of Thaxted, and the early hall is part of that complex. (RCHM 13).

Listing NGR: TL6114230932

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 61143 30934

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