Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1123213

Date first listed: 06-Feb-1986

Statutory Address: SLOE HOUSE, SLOE HILL


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Statutory Address: SLOE HOUSE, SLOE HILL

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Greenstead Green and Halstead Rural

National Grid Reference: TL 80294 31032


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2/156 Sloe House 6.2.86

- II

House. Circa 1820 and late C19. Stuccoed brickwork, roofed with slate. Approximately square plan with entrance elevation to W, main garden elevation to E, and service wing to N. 2 storeys. E elevation, ground floor, 2 original sashes of 12 lights with semi-circular heads and cathedral glass. First floor, 2 original sashes of 3 + 6 lights and 2 of 2 + 4 lights. Late C19/early C20 glazed door with sidelights and fanlight in full-width segmental arch, centrally placed on main house. Late C19 cast iron verandah with gabled entrance opening and pierced geometrical stanchions and brackets, roofed with slate and glass, which continues round half of the S elevation. Late C19 heavy moulded plaster cornice. Low-pitched hipped roof with long overhang. The garden front has a large 2-storey bow with on the ground floor 3 sashes of 6 + 9 lights with semi-circular heads, and on the first floor 3 sashes of 12 lights to floor level with small plain cast iron balconies, all curved on plan, and flat roof. To left of it is a late C19 splayed bay of 2:4:2 lights, with a late C19 sash of 4 lights above. To right of it are 2 original sashes of 12 lights with semi-circular heads, smaller than those elsewhere, between them a half-glazed door with fanlight and radial tracery, and on the first floor one large sash of 12 lights. The S elevation has on the ground floor a late C19 splayed bay with French windows and large 2-light sashes, and 2 similar but smaller sashes to left of it; and on the first floor 3 original sashes of 12 lights. Much crown glass in the original windows. Much obscured by creeper at time of survey, October 1985. The interior is virtually complete,all of c.1820, with typical simple doors and architraves and reeded cornices. All the windows have their original folding shutters, and there are 2 Adam-style wooden fire surrounds, stripped of paint, and 4 Regency cast iron grates of various designs. The entrance lobby has a stone-flagged floor and shallow vault of Soane-like design. The main staircase is of wooden cantilevered type, segmental on plan, leading to a cantilevered landing. This has a centrepiece of fretwork lattice pattern. Over it is an oval skylight with wooden external dome. The adjoining vestibule has a similar but circular dome light. Within the roof space are the remains of earlier, probably C18 roofs.

Listing NGR: TL8029431032


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