54 AND 56, HIGH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256871
Date first listed:
02-Oct-1951
Statutory Address:
54 AND 56, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
54 AND 56, 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 85027 07004

Details

MALDON

TL8507SW HIGH STREET 574-1/7/84 (South side) 02/10/51 Nos.54 AND 56

GV II

Shops with flat. Mid C18. Flemish-bond brick with red stretchers and blue/grey headers and large M-profile hipped plain tile roof. EXTERIOR: 3 storeys with attic; 9-window range; with large C20 rear shop extensions. Large stack in central valley and L-plan stacks on each flank. 4 segmental-headed dormers with moulded eaves; 2 with small-paned sashes and 2 with casements. Wide overhanging dentilled eaves cornice returning around east flank, which was exposed to view when newly built. Upper 2 floors each have windows with flush 12-pane sashes and with rubbed brick flat arches with scalloped wavy soffits; the centre window on each floor has simpler scallop pattern. String band between storeys. No.54 has C20 shop front in hardwood with 8 pilasters; 2 small-paned windows and 2 double doors. No.56 has C20 bank frontage with red-brick pilasters, fascia and dentilled cornice with terracotta ornament; 3 hardwood windows and wide entrance with folding hardwood screen. The east flank has 2 segmental-headed dormers; the west flank has 2 dormers with hipped roofs. The rear elevation is partly obscured by later extensions and has 4 hipped dormer windows. The 2nd floor has 8 small-paned sash windows with segmental heads, one is now a fire escape (metal attached to facade) and 3 boarded over at time of survey; 1st floor has 5 similar windows, 4 boarded up. INTERIOR: No.54 has a 1st-floor room of mid C18 panelling with plaster cornice, now used as staff room. Original roof structure of heavy timbers survives intact and one valley purlin is reused late medieval with casement and bowtell mouldings. (RCHME: Essex Central and South-west: London: 1921-: 182:10).

Listing NGR: TL8502707004

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
464461
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex Central and South West, (1921), 182

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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Date: 06 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/10323/06
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