THE CROWN AND THISTLE INN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1305558
Date first listed:
26-Nov-1951
Statutory Address:
THE CROWN AND THISTLE INN, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE CROWN AND THISTLE INN, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Essex
District:
Uttlesford (District Authority)
Parish:
Great Chesterford
National Grid Reference:
TL 50918 42770

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
121896
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/06578/27
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Stubbington. Source Historic England Archive
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