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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: 1256570



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: 02-Oct-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464783

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TL8507SW MARKET HILL 574-1/7/158 (East side) 02/10/51 No.4 Hillcrest House


Formerly known as: Hillcrest Temperance Hotel MARKET HILL. House, now offices. Late C18 or early C19. Timber-framed and rendered with half-hipped gambrel roof. L-plan. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic, cellar and rooftop belvedere; 3-window range. The belvedere has hipped slate roof and is glazed on 2 sides with horizontal-sliding small-paned casements, and is of white weatherboarding on other 2 faces. Front has three C20 dormers with segmental tops and 9-pane sash windows. Painted timber dentilled eaves cornice. 1st floor has a 16-pane flush sash window, either side of a 12-pane sash. Ground floor has a central pedimented doorcase with pulvinated frieze, fluted Doric pilasters and 4 steps with C20 wrought-iron handrails; the pair of doors each have 2 raised-and-fielded panels over flush panels. Either side are flat-roofed bow windows with 16-pane sashes. The south flank is of white plastic boarding and there is one 12-pane sash window and metal escape balcony to attic; one 16-pane sash to 1st floor. The north flank of main block has one 12-pane sash window to 1st floor. The rear wing is of 2 storeys with gabled plain tile roof and has two 12-pane sash windows on each floor of north wall. To the rear is a parallel, 2-storey brick C19 block with slate roof. INTERIOR: entrance hall has original door architraves, and dogleg stair with column-on-vase balusters between 1st and attic storey. Southern ground-floor room has contemporary panelling with elliptical-headed keyed niches either side of fireplace, and overmantel with pulvinated entablature over eared and shouldered architrave. The northern ground-floor room has plaster cornice, simple panelling and early C19 marble fireplace. Some C17/C18 panelling in attic and on stairs.

Listing NGR: TL8508407109

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National Grid Reference: TL 85084 07109


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