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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: 1122792



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Saling

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Jan-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 115013

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TL 72 NW, 2/128

GREAT SALING, THE STREET (East Side), Saling Grove



House. Circa 1754 with C19 additions and alterations. Plastered brick. Hipped grey slate roof. Red brick chimney stack to right. 3 storeys. Parapet, raised to 3 central bays. 2:3:2 window range of vertically-sliding sashes with internal panelled shutters. 2 bands. Central 3-bay flat headed portico with moulded capitals and bases to 4 support columns. Fine Corinthian door surround with moulded and dentilled frieze and pediment. Stone dogs to right and left of portico. 6-panelled door. To the left is a gault-brick extension with grey slate roof hipped to left. One gault-brick chimney stack. Moulded eaves cornice, central band. 2 storeys. 3 window range of vertically sliding sashes with gauged brick arches. To the rear of this extension is a large clock tower of gault brick of 4 stages above the roof level. The first has a vertically-sliding sash window with gauged brick arch with moulded outward splayed cornice over. Plain second stage with moulded band over, third stage with clock face, moulded band and moulded pediment over, fourth stage with sounding louvre, extended moulded band surmounted by a circular, lead covered dome with wrought- iron weathercock. Internal C18 & C19 finishings and staircase. Situated in grounds landscaped by Humphry Repton. Believed to be the only remaining house in Essex of Georgian period completed with Repton Garden. Mentioned V & A Exhibition 1983.

Listing NGR: TL7024525350

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National Grid Reference: TL 70245 25350


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