GUILDHALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1112905
Date first listed:
20-Feb-1967
Statutory Address:
GUILDHALL, TOWN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
GUILDHALL, TOWN STREET

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

County:
Essex
District:
Uttlesford (District Authority)
Parish:
Thaxted
National Grid Reference:
TL 61139 30953

Details

1. THAXTED TOWN STREET (North West Side) Guildhall

TL 63SW: 5/144 20.2.67 GV I

2. Built between 1390 and 1410 for the Guild of Cutlers. Altered and restored in early C18, circa 1910 and 1978. Timber framed and plastered with frame exposed externally. Red plain tile, double range hipped roof. 3 storeys and cellars. Ground floor forms open flagged market house with open timber ceiling, and heavy cross beams, supported on great centre post. Cellar is original. 2 upper storeys are jettied on 3 elevations with moulded bressumers, and curved brackets. First floor has arcading of 2 centred arches. Roof is simple two armed crown posts originally gabled to Town Street. North corner incorporates parish cage. (RCHM 9).

Listing NGR: TL6117130989

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
122435
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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