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CHANDLERS

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: CHANDLERS

List entry Number: 1256387

Location

CHANDLERS, 4, SILVER STREET

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

County: Essex

District: Maldon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Maldon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Sep-1971

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464963

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Details

MALDON

TL8407SE SILVER STREET 574-1/6/195 (East side) 24/09/71 No.4 Chandlers

GV II*

House. Late C16 and C17. Timber-framed and rendered with gabled plain tile roofs and long 2-storey C17 rear extension with gabled plain tile roof and black weatherboarded 1st floor. House is of 2 unequal but parallel wings at right-angles to street. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with extensive C19 cellar. Front has 2 gables with C19 barge-boards with semicircular lobes, linked by short length of timber-framed parapet. Each has a 2-storey cant-sided bay window with sashes with central vertical glazing bars. The bays are panelled between each storey and at the head, where consoles support flat hoods. Off-centre entrance with moulded projecting hood on console brackets; moulded architrave and 6-panel door of raised-and-fielded panels with top panels glazed. Rebuilt C17 stack through rear of ridgeline of northern wing with 2 diagonal shafts. Large C19 stack in similar position on southern wing. Lean-to Welsh-slate roofed C20 car port on north flank with pierced red-brick northern flank wall. Long rear range with black weatherboarded 1st floor and rendered ground floor. 1st floor has 2 sash windows with moulded surround and single vertical glazing bar and mixture of C20 windows. Ground floor has C20 glazed lean-to bay, C20 bow and other modern windows. Large stack through southern roof slope. INTERIOR: very high quality timber-frame of late C16 providing condensed plan form. Rear staircase tower with jowled posts in reversed assembly with curved wall brace, now with C18 splat-baluster winding stair. Wall between wings has mid rail as brick houses of period. Roof has A-frames with arched bracing to collars. Original stack in north wing has wide rebuilt fireplace to ground floor, and had stone fireplace now moved to Beeleigh Abbey, Abbey Turning (qv). 1st floor has stone fireplace with frieze of roses either side of cartouche; arched fire opening of 4 straight cants, carved spandrels with blank shields and quadrant-moulded jambs with vase stops. Smaller fireplace in south wing has semicircular hearth. On ground floor is the surviving jamb of a late C16 door opening and, above a fireplace, an early painted harvest scene. Rear extension range is part C17 with much reused timber and

stack with hole in flank for smoking chamber. Very extensive late C19 cellars with brick barrel-vault. (RCHME: Essex Central and South-west: London: 1921-: 175:17).



Listing NGR: TL8493907110

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex Central and South West, (1921), 175

National Grid Reference: TL 84939 07110

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