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FOLLY IN GARDEN OF OAKHURST

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: FOLLY IN GARDEN OF OAKHURST

List entry Number: 1112918

Location

FOLLY IN GARDEN OF OAKHURST, PARK 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: 15-Jun-1990

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 122466

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List entry Description

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History

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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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National Grid Reference: TL 61161 30790

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