FOLLY IN GARDEN OF OAKHURST

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1112918

Date first listed: 15-Jun-1990

Statutory Address: FOLLY IN GARDEN OF OAKHURST, PARK STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: FOLLY IN GARDEN OF OAKHURST, PARK 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 61161 30790

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THAXTED

1 PARK STREET TL63SW: 5/866 Folly in garden GV of Oakhurst II

Garden house. Early C19. Octagonal 1 storey flint folly with brick quoins and brick plinth. Some of the flints are vitrified and thought to have originated from a kiln in the grounds of the adjoining Aldeborough House which fired bricks for the windmill of 1805 Gothick arched door with fanlight filled in with 2 doveholes. Plank door, 4 Gothick windows with over-lapping glazing. Underneath the windows are panels of unknapped flints flanked by vitrified flints contrasting in colour and texture. 2 sides have brick crosses and worn medieval corbel heads thought to have come from Tilty Abbey. Armorial shield over door. To the rear is a round-headed blocked doorcase but internally the original Gothick headed shape is visible. 3 sides of brick work have been renewed Roman cement ceiling. Floor is of cross sections of whole tree trunks.

Listing NGR: TL6116630782

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Legacy System number: 122466

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