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RED LION COTTAGES

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: RED LION COTTAGES

List entry Number: 1123860

Location

RED LION COTTAGES, 1, LANHAM GREEN ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cressing

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1988

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 116381

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

CRESSING LANHAM GREEN ROAD TL 72 SE (west side)

1/57 No. 1, Red Lion Cottages

GV II

House. Circa 1600, altered in early C19 and C20. Timber framed, roughcast rendered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 2 bays aligned NE-SW. Early C19 stack to NW of SW bay, and 2 other cottages (nos. 2 and 3) beyond, not included in this item. C20 external stack at NE end, and single-storey extension beyond, c.1952. 2 storeys. The SW elevation has one early C19 sash of 16 lights on each floor, and a C20 half-glazed door. The SE elevation (facing the street) has one C20 casement. The SW bay has a lodged axial beam, chamfered with lamb's tongue stops, and plain joists of horizontal section; C20 grate. The NE bay has plain joists of horizontal section arranged longitudinally, with a blocked stair trap; at the NE end the joists have been raised to level the floor. C18/19 plain battened internal doors. One C17 moulded 3-plank door on first floor, possibly original to this building, meriting special care. (C.A. Hewett, English Historic Carpentry, 1980, 224, left illustration). The NW wallplate has a square groove for sliding shutters. Wall framing concealed by interior and exterior plaster, but probably raised. Roof of clasped purlin construction. Formerly a public house or beerhouse named The Red Lion.

Listing NGR: TL7928921116

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hewett, C A , English Historic Carpentry, (1980), 224

National Grid Reference: TL 79289 21116

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