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The Old House, Aldham

Description: The Old House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 April 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 117317

OS Grid Reference: TL9202226996
OS Grid Coordinates: 592022, 226996
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9084, 0.7902

Location: A1124, Aldham, Essex CO6 3PH

Locality: Aldham
Local Authority: Colchester Borough Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO6 3PH

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Listing Text

The Old House
TL 92 NW 29/9 7.4.65
C16 house. Built on an H-plan and having an extension at its north end which is
jettied on its east front. Exposed timber framing on both cross-wings and northern
extension. Roofs ridged and gabled peg-tiled, the ridge of the north extension
higher than that of adjacent cross-wing. Central red brick chimney stack pilastered
on east and with one added flue on its north face. Second chimney stack of
red brick against north end of the gable extension dated 1751. North cross-wing
has on ground storey a flat ogee timber door as one unit. The cross-entry doorway
placed north of south cross-wing with a deep pointed 4 centred head timber.
Hall walls plastered in raised panels. Crenellated tie-beam to southern cross-wing.
(RCHM 5).

Listing NGR: TL9202226996

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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