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THE CROWN AND THISTLE INN

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: THE CROWN AND THISTLE INN

List entry Number: 1305558

Location

THE CROWN AND THISTLE INN, HIGH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Chesterford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 121896

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

GREAT CHESTERFORD HIGH STREET 1. 5222 (south side) The Crown and Thistle Inn TL 5042 28/319 26.11.51

II GV

2. Timber-framed and plastered building built circa 1500, with a cross wing at the west end. A C19 flint and brick building which adjoins the east end now forms part of the inn premises. The original part is plastered in panels on the front, with a band of ornamental plasterwork extending across the front between the storeys. Two storeys. Three window range, casements with glazing bars. The ground storey has 3 small bays with tiled roofs. There are 3 gables at the rear. Roof tiled, with an original chimney stack with 2 octagonal shafts. The interior has a plaster fire surround of circa 1500. The C19 addition at the east end is of flint with red brick quoins and dressings, 2 storeys, of higher storey height than the original inn. Three window range, casements. Roof slate with a brick dentilled eaves cornice. (RCHM 11).

Listing NGR: TL5095842837

Selected Sources

Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex North West, (1916)

National Grid Reference: TL 50918 42770

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