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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: 1142478



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

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Dunmow

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Feb-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 353292

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


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

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National Grid Reference: TL 62836 21851


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