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HARLOWBURY

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: HARLOWBURY

List entry Number: 1306455

Location

HARLOWBURY, OLD ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Harlow

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 16-Jun-1977

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 119523

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 47745 12096

Map

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