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OAKWOOD HOUSE AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL

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: OAKWOOD HOUSE AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL

List entry Number: 1256957

Location

OAKWOOD HOUSE AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL, 2, HIGH STREET

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: 464380

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Details

MALDON

TL8406SE HIGH STREET 574-1/8/49 (South East side) 02/10/51 No.2 Oakwood House and attached garden wall (Formerly Listed as: HIGH STREET (South side) No.2 Oakwood)

GV II

House, now gallery, offices and flat. Early C19 with remnants of earlier building. Timber-framed and rendered with gambrel plain tile roof with half-hipped end. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic and cellar and matching late C19 bay on south-west end; 4-window range. Front has 3 hipped roof dormers with moulded cornices and C20 asymmetrical 12-pane sash windows. Eaves cornice of bold ogee modillions. Three 2-storey canted bay windows with tripartite small-paned sash windows with timber keystones. 1st floor has flush sash window with similar details. Ground floor has pedimented Gibbs surround to entrance between 2 original bay windows, with door of 6 raised-and-fielded panels. Flight of steps with elegant wrought-iron handrails incorporating boot scrapers. 2 cellar lights in plinth. Rear elevation has 2 gabled 2-storey extensions with plain tiles and mixture of windows including sashes. INTERIOR: symmetrical early C19 part has central hall with elliptical arch with keystone to right; now glazed. Chinese-Chippendale staircase in well to rear with elliptical arch at head on 1st floor landing. 2 original rooms on 1st floor have simple marble fireplace surrounds and cast-iron grates. Many early C19 doors and architraves survive and cupboard with cockspur hinges. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: garden wall to rear has stone plaque with letters: 'PW'.



Listing NGR: TL8481906996

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National Grid Reference: TL 84819 06996

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