HARLOWBURY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1306455
Date first listed:
16-Jun-1977
Statutory Address:
HARLOWBURY, OLD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
HARLOWBURY, OLD ROAD

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

County:
Essex
District:
Harlow (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 47745 12096

Details

1. 5216 OLD ROAD TL 41 SE 2/1 Harlowbury I 16.6.77 GV 2. C13 timber-framed Abbotts' Palace formerly belonging to the Abbey of Bury St Edmunds, the aisles were removed and the whole encased in mid C19 stock brick. Plan, cruciform roof steeply pitched and clad with peg-tiles, hipped end gabled; with a dentilled brick eaves-band-cellars beneath house. West range 4 bays, east range 2 bays. Whole of 2 storeys with C19 sash windows, paned, beneath rubbed brick arches. Projecting bay at centre of front contains porch, its roof gabled. Timber-framed and rendered wing at north. Insider the main range contains the original roof of the great hall, this is notch lap-jointed and under-raftered, and was built after the older cross wing roof that is also notch lap-jointed and inside which a C14 crown post system was intruded. The top-plates of both roofs are splayed (RCHM5).



Listing NGR: TL4774512096

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
119523
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex Central and South West, (1921)

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: 06 Sep 1999
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