LARKS IN THE WOOD

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1232780
Date first listed:
07-Aug-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
17-May-1984
Statutory Address:
LARKS IN THE WOOD

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Location

Statutory Address:
LARKS IN THE WOOD

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

County:
Essex
District:
Braintree (District Authority)
Parish:
Pentlow
National Grid Reference:
TL 80593 44985

Details

TL 84 SW PENTLOW 4/186 Larks in the wood 7.8.52 (formerly listed as Larks in the Wood House)

GV II*

House. Late C15 early C16 with later alterations and C20 extensions. Timber framed and plastered house with crosswing to right. Red plain tiled roof, hipped with gablet to crosswing and extending over C20 addition to left. 1 storey and attics. 3:2 window range of C20 small paned casements. Central C20 panelled door. Central original red brick chimney stack now plastered. Jettied crosswing with moulded bressumer to rear. Internally, 3 centre arch with sunk spandrels. Cambered mantel beam to inserted inglenook fireplace. Stop chamfered beams. Two quadrant and ogee moulded bridging joists. Floor joists with foliated stops. 2 round headed doorways to former screens passage. Jowled storey posts. Perfect 2 armed chamfered crown posts roof structure to crosswing. Pair of doors from Gaiety Theatre, London. Very good of its type. Moated site. RCHM 8.

Listing NGR: TL8059344985

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
408180
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex North West, (1916)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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