20, 22 AND 24, HIGH STREET


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
20, 22 AND 24, HIGH STREET


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Statutory Address:
20, 22 AND 24, HIGH STREET

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

Uttlesford (District Authority)
Great Dunmow
National Grid Reference:
TL 62777 21888


TL 6221 GREAT DUNMOW HIGH STREET (W. side) 8/39 No. 20, 22, 24


Shops, formerly house. Late C14, 2 storey and timber framed and plastered. Former 'H' plan hall house with hipped peg tile roofs to front and gable on rear of S crosswing. N crosswing is very long and has gabled, slate roofed and weatherboarded extension behind. The first floor of the front has 2 double hung sash windows to each crosswing with a double hung sashed canted, oriel bay window and single similar sash window in hall block. Ground floor has 2 C20 shopfronts (no. 24)an early C19 shopfront to No. 22 and a more original early C19 shopfront to No. 20, with thin edge pilasters, painted timber stallrisers and double entrance door. Coved eaves to front and lean-to extension on S end with slate roof and single first floor double hung sash window. Fragments of old pargetting on front. Interior reveals remains of elaborate and large hall- house of the late C14 with 2 crosswings, steeply raking central tie beam with moulded chamfers and top plates, elaborate crown posts over crosswings and hall, with 4 way bracing and moulded capitals and bases. N crosswing shows remains of end smoke bay that was open to the roof. Both crosswings were formerly jettied. Timber cased yard pump to rear of 20.

Listing NGR: TL6277721888


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

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Date: 19 Jul 2000
Reference: IOE01/00975/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Maurice Reeve. Source Historic England Archive
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