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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: 1112905



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: I

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: 122435

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 61139 30953


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