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Description: Saling Grove
Date Listed: 2 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 115013
OS Grid Reference: TL7024525350
OS Grid Coordinates: 570245, 225350
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9007, 0.4731
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TL 72 NW GREAT SALING THE STREET
2/128 Saling Grove
House. Circa 1754 with C19 additions and alterations. Plastered brick. Hipped
grey slate roof. Red brick chimney stack to right. 3 storeys. Parapet, raised
to 3 central bays. 2:3:2 window range of vertically sliding sashes with
internal panelled shutters. 2 bands. Central 3 bay flat headed portico with
moulded capitals and bases to 4 support coloumns. Fine Corinthian door surround
with moulded and dentilled frieze and pediment. Stone dogs to right and left of
portico. 6 panelled door. To the left is a gault brick extension with grey
slate roof hipped to left. One gault brick chimney stack. Moulded eaves
cornice, central band. 2 storeys. 3 window range of vertically sliding sashes
with gauged brick arches. To the rear of this extension is a large clock tower
of gault brick of 4 stages above the roof level. The first has a vertically
sliding sash window with gauged brick arch with moulded outward splayed cornice
over. Plain second stage with moulded band over, third stage with clock face,
moulded band and moulded pediment over, fourth stage with sounding louvre,
extended moulded band surmounted by a circular, lead covered dome with wrought
iron weathercock. Internal C18 & C19 finishings and staircase. Situated in
grounds landscaped by Humphrey Repton. Believed to be the only remaining house
in Essex of Georgian period completed with Repton Garden. Mentioned V. & A.
Listing NGR: TL7024525350
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Source: English Heritage
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