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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: 1112944



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: 122426

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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 Side) No. 38 (The Priory) TL 63 SW: 5/134 20.2.67


2. Late C14 house of high quality, with C18 alterations and facade. Timber framed and plastered, with grey slate and red plain tile roof. 3 storeys. 3 window range double hung vertical sliding sashes with glazing bars. Those on first floor have side lights. Central door at first floor has moulded segmental head. First floor balcony with iron balustrading, above ground floor bow windows. Ground floor doors have flat hoods, on brackets and pilasters. Door at north west end is C18 six panels. Modillioned eaves cornice. Internally much of the original frame remains, with jowled storey posts, cambered tie beams and four braced crown post roof. Extensive C16 and C17 wall paintings.

Listing NGR: TL6115130994

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National Grid Reference: TL 61146 30987


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