St Anne's Castle Inn, Great and Little Leighs
Description: St Anne's Castle Inn
Date Listed: 19 June 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 112655
OS Grid Reference: TL7277217167
OS Grid Coordinates: 572772, 217167
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8264, 0.5057
Location: Boreham Road, Great and Little Leighs, Essex CM3 1NE
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1. GREAT AND LITTLE MAIN ROAD
5213 LEIGHS (East Side)
St Anne's Castle Inn
TL 71 NW 2/678
The present Inn stands on the site of a hermitage known as St Anne's where pilgrims
rested on their way to and from the tomb of St Thomas a Becket. At the dissolution
in 1571 it was given to Thomas Jennings and in l636 a Will Chandler is recorded
as being "keeper of the Innes at Pleshie and St Annes. An Inn is shown on the
site on Ogilby's map of 1675. Thepresent building is early C19, painted brick.
2 storeys. 3 window range, double-hung sashes with glazing bars, in plain reveals.
The ground storey has 3 canted bays on the front. The doorways have panelled
reveals, architraves with corner roundels and cornice hoods. Roof slate, hipped,
with a paired bracketted eaves soffit.
Listing NGR: TL7277217167
Source: English Heritage
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