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Great Town House, Ridgewell

Description: Great Town House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114139

OS Grid Reference: TL7374340811
OS Grid Coordinates: 573743, 240811
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0385, 0.5317

Location: 2 A1017, Ridgewell, Essex CO9 4SG

Locality: Ridgewell
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO9 4SG

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Listing Text

6/15 Great Town House


House, C16, altered in C18, extended in C20. Timber framed, partly plastered,
partly faced with red brick, Flemish bond, roofed with slate. 4 bays aligned
NE-SW, aspect NW, with internal chimney stack in second bay from SW end, and
external chimney stack at NE end. C20 2-storey extension to rear. 2 storeys.
Door with 6 fielded panels in doorcase with complex fluting on jambs and lintel,
with shallow hood on brackets. 3 double-hung sash windows of 16 lights with
flat arches of gauged brickwork on each floor, C18. Some crown glass. Facade
of red brick. Asymmetrical. Roof rebuilt to low pitch for slate. Interior
has plain-chamfored beams with step stops, and others boxed in. Large wood-
burning hearth converted to cupboards.

Listing NGR: TL7374340811

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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