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ANDERSONS OPTICIANS SPINDLES WASH VAC SERVICES

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: ANDERSONS OPTICIANS SPINDLES WASH VAC SERVICES

List entry Number: 1257083

Location

ANDERSONS OPTICIANS, CHURCH WALK
SPINDLES, CHURCH WALK
WASH VAC SERVICES, CHURCH WALK

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: 24-Sep-1971

Date of most recent amendment: 08-Oct-1996

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 464250

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Details

MALDON

TL8407SE CHURCH WALK 574-1/6/17 (East side) 24/09/71 Spindles, Andersons Opticians, Wash Vac Services (Formerly Listed as: CHURCH WALK Premises occupied by The Spindles(Booksellers) R Sanderson(Optn) & Pooles Press)

GV II

House, now offices and shop. C16. Timber-frame and ashlared render with gabled plain tile roof hipping to taller rear block at southern end. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys; 4-window range; and now separated with a number of small units of accommodation. 1st floor has 3 windows with 16-pane sashes and one window with 8-pane narrow sash with moulded surround. The ground floor of Spindles has 3 slightly bowed C20 shop-type windows with bulls-eye glass and C20 small-pane door. The adjoining part has a C20 shop front with small panes and canted recessed entrances with a pair of C20 doors, one leading to the upper floor. Central ridgeline stack and stack on rear wall. INTERIOR: former timber-framed house of mid/late C16 with 4 floored bays, the centre 2 forming hall and upper chamber. The posts are jowled and central spine beam rests on top of parlour partition. The partitions of parlour and solar have curved wall bracing of 'Colchester' type between studs and original door openings, now infilled. Braces are pegged rather than nailed to studs. 2 original window openings are visible and the roof is of queen-post type formerly with curved wind bracing to purlins. A 1st-floor room of Spindles has much reused C17 panelling on door and partition. A staircase at south end is of early C19 with stick balusters, column newels and its side walls are of painted C17 panelling and on an upper level, of C18 raised-and-fielded panelling. The rear part of Wash Vac Services premises (former service end) has early C19 semicircular-arched recess on pilasters with reeded surround and cast-iron decorative column.



Listing NGR: TL8496407060

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National Grid Reference: TL 84964 07060

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