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Essex House, Waltham Abbey

Description: Essex House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 117684

OS Grid Reference: TL3849300360
OS Grid Coordinates: -691026, -15286931
Latitude/Longitude: 1,000.0000, 1,000.0000

Location: Sewardstone Street, Waltham Abbey, Essex EN9 1HA

Locality: Waltham Abbey
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: EN9 1HA

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Listing Text

(East Side)
No 20
(Essex House)
TL 3800 SW 2/35 26.1.56.
Date 1722 and initials IWS on rainwater heads. Chequer brickwork of red stretchers,
grey headers, roof concealed behind parapet. 3 storeys and basement, plinth,
dentil and moulded brick cornice. 5 sash windows with glazing bars in flush
frames under flat arches, central window arches scalloped. 8 fielded panelled
door, 2 panels now glazed, under cut bracketed doorhood.
Inhabited in the early C19 by Samuel Howell, poet of Essex scenery.
Graded partly for historical interest.

Listing NGR: TL3849300360

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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