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Description: Wren House
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 117792
OS Grid Reference: TL5531602978
OS Grid Coordinates: 555316, 202978
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7041, 0.2463
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TL 5502 ONGAR HIGH STREET (E side)
9/77 No 152 Wren House (formerly
27/8/52 listed as the Wren Shop)
Shop. C16 with C18 features. Timber framed and plastered with red plain tiled
roof, hipped and sprocketted to High Street and right return to Church Approach.
Projecting eaves with moulded cornice. 2 storeys. 1 front and 2 return, late
Cl8 small paned vertical sliding sash windows in moulded architraves. Ground
floor, front face with C18 small paned bow window and C20 part glazed door in
original opening. 3 pilasters with plain bases and moulded capitals, moulded
and dentilled window and door heads, plain fascia with projecting, moulded
cornice above. Door approached by 3 steps with wrought iron baluster rails.
Right return with 2 Cl8 small paned vertical sliding sash windows. Central C20,
3 board door with Cl8 surround and moulded soffit to flat canopy with brackets.
Central red brick chimney stack.
Listing NGR: TL5531602978
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Source: English Heritage
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