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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: 1256896



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: 08-Oct-1996

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464444

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TL8407SE HIGH STREET 574-1/6/77 (South side) 02/10/51 Nos.40 AND 42 including The Apothecary's House (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET (South side) Nos.40, 40A & 42) (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET (South side) Premises at rear of No.40)


Formerly known as: The Apothecary's House HIGH STREET. Shops and offices. Early and late C18. Brick with plain tile roofs. 3 storeys; symmetrical 5-window range; extensive C20 rear extensions. EXTERIOR: front with roof hipped at the corners behind parapet; red Flemish-bond brickwork with centre breaking forward slightly and moulded brick cornice. 2nd floor has small-paned Diocletian window under rubbed brick arch, with to left two 12-pane sash windows with flush moulded boxes under rubbed brick flat arches, and to right 2 sash windows similar to others but with a single vertical glazing bar. The 1st floor has central Venetian window with small-paned glazing and to left has 2 deeper sashes with similar detail and to right 2 canted oriels with hipped plain tile roofs and sashes. The ground floor has C20 colonnade of 8 Doric columns, coupled either side of centre, and entablature of trigylphs. The recessed C20 shop front is of metal with continuous fascia and brick stall-risers. The west flank has plain tile roof returning behind fascia and three 12-pane sashes on 2nd floor. 1st floor has one 8-pane sash window and canted oriel with flat lead roof and black weatherboarded base. Ground floor has 2 infilled windows with linked arched heads and double recessed door in old, reduced, opening. The east flank elevation has one 12-pane sash window on 2nd floor. The 1st floor has a square oriel and 12-pane sash. Bridge structure linking with No.44 (not included) has north elevation of painted weatherboarding with 9-pane sash and Welsh slate lean-to roof. The early C18 Apothecary's House has its front (E) elevation now within the C20 rear shop extension. 2 storeys; 4-window

range; red Flemish-bond brickwork with some grey headers. The 1st floor has four C20 sash windows, with central vertical glazing bars under rubbed brick segmental heads; central narrow blind recessed panel. The ground floor has 3 similar windows, narrow blind recess and C20 door surround with hood. The west elevation to an alley is generally of 2 storeys; Flemish-bond brick, but with rendered stair tower with hipped plain tile roof and 9-pane sash. The roof is steeply pitched in plain tiles with gable and large stack to south. Ground floor has a 9-pane sash window and C20 door surround with flat hood on consoles in old opening with recessed brick panel over. A 3-storey, early C19 rear block, partly spans over the eastern alley and has a hipped Welsh slate roof behind parapet. The south elevation has, on its 2nd floor one 9-pane sash, a blank recessed panel and one 16-pane sash all under rubbed brick flat arches. The 1st floor has three 16-pane sashes. INTERIOR: front range is largely C20, but a staircase to the rear has shaped tread ends, stick balusters and hardwood handrail. The interior of the early C19 rear block, has on its 1st floor, a room with moulded skirting and shutters in flanks of windows. The 1st-floor room of the Apothecary's House has mid C18 panelling with cornice (dentilled over former fireplace) and small fireplace with shouldered architrave. Premises at rear of No.40 listed 26.03.81.

Listing NGR: TL8497807022

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National Grid Reference: TL 84978 07022


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