WHISPERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1308597
Date first listed:
30-Jan-1987
Statutory Address:
WHISPERS, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
WHISPERS, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Essex
District:
Tendring (District Authority)
Parish:
Great Oakley
National Grid Reference:
TM 19405 27558

Details

GREAT OAKLEY HIGH STREET TM 1827-1927 (south-east side) 7/32 Whispers

GV II

House. Circa 1700, altered in C19. Timber framed, plastered, with facade of painted brick in Flemish bond, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays facing north-west, with stack in middle bay behind axis, forming a lobby-entrance. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 12+12 lights. First floor, 2 late C19 sashes of 3+6 lights. 6-panel door in fluted doorcase with flat canopy on scrolled brackets, early C19. The brick facade, c.1840, stands forward of the doorcase. In left bay, large wood-burning hearth, and chamfered axial beam without stops, plain joists of vertical section. In right bay, smaller wood-burning hearth, chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue stops, and similar joists. Primary straight bracing. Original winder stair in front of stack, with at the top a moulded handrail of vertical section and splat balusters. On the first floor, small wrought iron coal-burning grate, altered.

Listing NGR: TM1940527558

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
120274
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 04 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/07507/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Wilfred N. Winder. Source Historic England Archive
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