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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: 1141291



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

County: Essex

District: Chelmsford

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Aug-1990

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 352616

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5/225 Thornwoods


House, later part of hospital. 1848 by James Fenton for John Copeland one of the 5 partners in the development company which, built the new London Road in Italianate style. Built of Ipswich stocks in Flemish bond with stone dressings and stock brick stacks. 3 storeys; 3 windows. Wide moulded eaves cornice. 2nd floor has 6-pane sashes with marginal glazing moulded architraves and brackets. lst floor has 12-pane sashes (the central one a wide tripartite one) with side windows having eaved architraves, cornices and stops, the central one having moulded architrave, pe dimental brackets. Ground floor windows are 12-pane tripartite sashes with moulded architraves, stops, pediments and brackets. Central doorcase with moulded architrave, rectangular fanlight and double door. Composite pilasters but rest of doorcase missing. 4 stone steps. 1 storey extension on each side, the right hand one having one window with marginal glazing, the left hand one having a similar window in a moulded architrave and 4 panelled door with moulded architrave and 4 panelled door. Rear elevation has centre of 2 storeys with stone pierced balustrading flanked by 3 storey bays with deep stone brackets and pilasters - sashes with marginal glazing. French windows to ground floor with moulded architraves with cornices and brackets.

Listing NGR: TL7067506416

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National Grid Reference: TL 70674 06410


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