Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1308597

Date first listed: 30-Jan-1987

Statutory Address: WHISPERS, HIGH STREET


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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


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


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


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

Legacy System number: 120274

Legacy System: LBS

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