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THATCHES

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.

Name: THATCHES

List entry Number: 1123005

Location

THATCHES, THE STREET

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ashen

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1962

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 114420

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 74 SW ASHEN THE STREET, West side 1/12 Thatches 21.6.62 GV II House, C15, extended in C16. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched. 2-bay hall aligned N-S with axial chimney stack at N end inserted in late C16, and inserted floor. Original storeyed parlour/solar bay to S. Aspect E. Service- bay to N demolished in C16 and replaced by 2 bay and off-centre chimney stack, and C17 extension beyond. One storey and attics. Plain boarded door, 5 C20 casement windows, and 3 C19 casement windows in gabled dormers. Roof half- hipped at S end. The interior has jowled posts, with half-octagonal attached shafts on the central posts of the hall. The original floor of the S bay has lodged joists of horizontal section arranged longitudinally, with a trimmed stair trap. Hall windows are present on both sides, one with 3 diamond mullions, the other with 5. The inserted floor of the hall has an axial beam and horizontal joists, all chamfered with step stops, supported on pegged clamps. The original smoke vent at the S end of the roof is of particular interest, with mortices for a projecting hood. The sides of the S hearth have been rebuilt. The floor of the C16 extension has an axial beam, chamfered with step stops, and plain horizontal joists. RCHM 10.

Listing NGR: TL7468542349

Selected Sources

Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex North West, (1916)

National Grid Reference: TL 74685 42349

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