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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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


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


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


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Legacy System number: 464461

Legacy System: LBS


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

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