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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: 1122927



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Castle Hedingham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1962

Date of most recent amendment: 15-Oct-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 114633

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TL 78 35 CASTLE HEDINGHAM ST. JAMES STREET (SOUTH SIDE) 8/118 High House and The Trading Post(formerly listed 21 6 62 as High House and Jason House)


House and shop. C14 or earlier origin with later additions and alterations. C18 facade. Timber framed and plastered with ashlar lines. Red plain tiled roof hipped to left with gablet. Large red brick chimney stack to left and large attached square shaft chimney stack to right rear wing. Moulded eaves cornice with brackets to right, possibly covered to left. 2 storeys and basement. 4 window range first floor with 2 vertically sliding sashes to left and 2 C17 4-light leaded casements with pightle hooks to right. Ground floor, left to right, a C19 red tiled double shop front bay with recessed part glazed door, 2 light small paned vertically sliding sash window, 3 steps to fine 6 panel door with traceried round head light over, plain pilasters with moulded capitals and bases, raised open pediment with dentilled soffits. Original blocked shop front to right now with 3 pilasters with moulded capitals and bases and plain frieze with moulded cornice. Small paned vertically sliding sash window and shop window to upper frame. Basement window with grill below. To the right a lower level red tiled painted brick faced building follows the curve of the road into Queen Street. 2 storeys with double vertically boarded doors to through carriageway with C20 window over. Part of this property may be interlinked with 1 Queen Street q.v. 8/98. The whole of complex plan with several rear ranges. The left rear range with C13/C14 down braced crown post roof construction and lightning scarf to top plate and some C17 panelling. The right said to contain panelling, carved overmantel and beatitudes. RCHM 19.

Listing NGR: TL7852335533

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National Grid Reference: TL 78523 35533


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