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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.

Name: 140, HIGH STREET

List entry Number: 1256805



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: 08-Oct-1996

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464521

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TL8506NW HIGH STREET 574-1/9/108 (South West side) 24/09/71 No.140 (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET (South side) Nos.140-144, 144A (Even))


Shop. Early to mid C16 and C17. Timber-framed and rendered with plain tiled roofs. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with gabled cross-wing and part of range (with No.142 (qv)) parallel to street with higher ridgeline. The cross-wing has a 2-light C19 casement window with central horizontal glazing bar on the 1st floor. The ground floor has a C20 shop front with fascia and display window of 2 large panes and glazed door. The adjoining range to south-east is recessed behind cross-wing and has a 12-pane sash window with moulded surround on 1st floor. The ground floor has a wide passage entrance with painted boarded doors. C19 lean-to rear extensions with asbestos sheet roofs, behind cross-wing which is hipped to the rear. INTERIOR: 3-bay C16 cross-wing with jowled posts, square exposed floor joists and no evidence for jetty. Crown-post roof with thin longitudinal braces to front gable and over first tie beam. Collar purlin stops at king stud on second tie beam. The central collar over front 2 bays is tenoned rather than halved into slightly sturdier rafter pair. Some evidence for wall bracing and former windows on front and rear elevations. Originally these were single 3-bay chambers on each floor. One C17 door of moulded rebated boards survives on 1st floor. The adjoining range is of the early C17 with a clasped side-purlin roof, chamfered spine beam and smallish square floor joists. (RCHME: Essex Central and South-west: London: 1921-: 177:13).

Listing NGR: TL8540506875

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex Central and South West, (1921), 177

National Grid Reference: TL 85405 06875


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