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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: 1123001



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Toppesfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Aug-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 114518

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TL 7337 TOPPESFIELD THE STREET, West Side NO. 16 (Toppesfield Stores) GV II

House, C17, extended in C18, C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles and slate. Lobby-entrance house of 4 bays aligned North South with axial chimney stack in second bay from North, late C17. Parallel rear range added in C18, forming an M-roof. Rear ancillary building of 2 bays at North end, early C19, forming an L-plan. One-bay exten- sion to North of main range with external chimney stack on North wall, and low pitched slate roof, late C19. One-bay extension to South, C19, and C20 single-storey extension beyond, together forming the present shop, the remainder being a house. Aspect E. 2 storeys. Door with 6 fielded panels in moulded surround with shallow hood, late C18. On ground floor 2 double-hung sash windows of 10 lights, early C19, 4-panel door to shop and bay shop window. on first floor 3 similar sash windows. In North extension, one window on each floor, C20 reproductions of the sash windows. The interior has chamfered axial beams with lamb's tongue stops, and primary straight bracing. A section of C18 pargetting is enclosed by the rear extension, of zigzag design in panels with moulded borders, a rare survival.

Listing NGR: TL7385237363

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National Grid Reference: TL 73852 37363


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