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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: 1256543



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: 464802

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TL8507SW MARKET HILL 574-1/7/167 (West side) 24/09/71 No.21 The Limes


House. Late C18. Timber-framed and rendered with half-hipped gambrel plain tile roof. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic and cellar; 3-window range; 2-storey rear wing. Front has plain parapet and tripartite sash with central vertical glazing bar, either side of a single similar sash, on the 1st floor. The ground floor has a central pedimented doorcase with pulvinated frieze, shouldered architrave and door with 4 recessed panels above 2 reeded panels. Flight of 3 stone steps with iron boot scraper and either side, a canted bay window with slate hipped roof and sash windows with single vertical glazing bars. The northern flank has a square sash window, to attic, with margin glazing bars and, on the ground floor, a 12-pane flush sash. The 2-storey rear extension of rendered timber-framing with a stripped gabled roof at time of survey. The back wall of main block has 2 tall brick stacks and a gabled dormer with 2-light casement. Also rear entrance door and one window opening. INTERIOR: first-rate timber-frame of period with little reused timber. Central entrance hall with dogleg staircase having column-on-vase balusters and moulded strings. The rear entrance has much C16 reused timber. The cellar of main block contains curious oval-shaped brick basin of uncertain purpose.

Listing NGR: TL8506407111

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National Grid Reference: TL 85064 07111


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