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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: 1122590



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Witham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Mar-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 07-Feb-1973

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 113556

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Reasons for Designation

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1. 1841 NEWLAND STREET (South-East Side) Spread Eagle Hotel (formerly listed under High Street) TL 8214 1/58 1.3.50.


2. A mid-late C16 timber-framed and plastered building altered in the C17 and with C18 fenestration on the front. There is a large gabled wing at the north-west end and the main block has 4 smaller gables, the one at the south- west end is a Dutch gable surmounted by the figure of an eagle and the remaining gables have early C19 cut and pierced bargeboards. 2 storeys. The windows are double-hung sashes, mainly with glazing bars. The north-west gable has a 3 light bay on the 1st storey and a wide range of windows on the ground storey with a ground storey bow window at the south-west corner. The centre gable has a 2 storey 3-light bay window and the Dutch gable has a C19.bay window on the 1st storey and a C20 shop on the ground storey. 2 prominent tall chimney stacks rise on the front. There is a cart entrance at the south-west end. The north-west gable bears a plaque with the date 1300 (C19 or C20). Awing at the rear at the north-east end is of the C15, with a jettied upper storey. The interior is mainly C20 but part has exposed beams. Roof tiled. RCHM (31)

No 47, the Spread Eagle Hotel and Nos 53 to 57 (odd) form a group with Nos 56, 58A and 58 and Nos 60 to 66 (even).

Listing NGR: TL8213814494

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex Central and South West, (1921)

National Grid Reference: TL 82138 14494


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