ELECTRICITY SHOWROOMS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1142478

Date first listed: 16-Feb-1984

Statutory Address: ELECTRICITY SHOWROOMS, 39 AND 41, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: ELECTRICITY SHOWROOMS, 39 AND 41, HIGH STREET

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

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford (District Authority)

Parish: Great Dunmow

National Grid Reference: TL 62836 21851

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Details

TL 6221 GREAT DUNMOW HIGH STREET (E side) 8/45 39, 41 Electricity Showrooms

GV II

Shop and offices, former house, C16 and later, timber framed and plastered of 2 storeys with attics. Low pitched early C19, slate gabled roof with raised ridge line towards S end. Front has 6, C19 d.h.s. without g.b.'s on first floor, over a carriage arch, a C19 small shopwindow and a wide C20 shopfront. Off-centre very large red brick stack with 4 angled shafts, rebuilt to old design in C19. At N end C17 peg tile roofed gabled block. The interior reveals 2 floored bays and crosswing of the mid C16 and later extension- bays of C18 or C19 at N and S ends. That to the N forms the carriage arch. The roof is complete beneath the later early C19 slate covering and has 2 crown post bays with curiously only the collar purlin and braces, soot blackened. Lime washed, covered C17 wall paintings in roof space. early C16 stack rises through buildings with exposed, flat-arched opening with cant-sided interior, 2 orders of chamfering and very low stops to former hall. Early C18 doors, and cupboards in upper floor and 2 curious stubby, spiral timber columns support roof over later stair tower on first floor. Likely to be c.1500 open hall with slightly later brick stack, rebuilt to provide 2 storeys in late C16 with earlier fragments incorporated.

Listing NGR: TL6283621851

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 353292

Legacy System: LBS

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