52 AND 52A, HIGH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256867
Date first listed:
02-Oct-1951
Date of most recent amendment:
08-Oct-1996
Statutory Address:
52 AND 52A, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
52 AND 52A, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Essex
District:
Maldon (District Authority)
Parish:
Maldon
National Grid Reference:
TL 85020 07005

Details

MALDON

TL8507SW HIGH STREET 574-1/7/82 (South side) 02/10/51 Nos.52 AND 52A (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET No.50)

GV II

House, now shops, offices and flat. Late C16 and mid C18. Front of pinkish red Flemish-bond brick with rubbed and moulded brick detail; roofs of plain tiles and rear walls of render and pebbledash. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys; 5-window range; 2-storey parallel rear range and wing. Plain parapet; brick string band at base of parapet supported on 2 downward tapering, fluted brick pilasters, 2nd floor has 5 flush, margin-glazed sash windows all with extra central vertical glazing bar and rubbed brick flat arches; the brick of this storey is slightly pinker than storey below (later?). 1st floor is surmounted by moulded brick bases and capitals; 5 sashes similar to, but deeper than, above with brick aprons with soffit mutules. Ground floor has central pedimented doorcase with short attached Tuscan columns on pedestals, against a rusticated stucco backing with flat arch and triple keystone. C20 shop front has interrupted fascia, piers of rusticated stucco and 4 openings, 3 with small-paned windows. The rear elevation reveals a parallel 2-storey range with plain tile gambrel roof and plain parapet. A 2-storey timber-framed block, with gabled plain tile roof, projects at right-angles and is surmounted in part by a further storey with gabled plain tile roof and end stack, which interrupts the rear gambrel-roofed part. The rear of the latter is pebbledashed and has a flat-roofed dormer and a 12-pane sash window on its 1st floor. Large C20 rear extensions. INTERIOR: the 1st floor of the front range has a room on the western end with mid C18 panelling, dentilled plaster cornice and fireplace on flank with shouldered architrave and broken pedimented overmantel with shouldered and eared architrave. All 1st-floor front windows have folding shutters in reveals. Other parts of front range have dado and skirting and some old doors and architraves. The 2nd floor, now a flat, has some old raised-and-fielded panelled doors. The rear range at right-angles has timber-framing of the late C16 with jowled posts. This was of 3 bays with an attic storey with A-frames, part in the roof, but the floor levels are now

altered. An extra very short bay at the southern end has jowled posts, and was ceiled over part of its width.



Listing NGR: TL8502007005

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
464457
Legacy System:
LBS

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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Reference: IOE01/10323/07
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