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Description: Old Corner Shop
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 117800
OS Grid Reference: TL5527802975
OS Grid Coordinates: 555278, 202975
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7040, 0.2458
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TL 5502 ONGAR HIGH STREET (E side)
9/85 No 150 (Old Corner Shop)
27/8/52 and attached buildings to
rear. (formerly listed as
The Corner House)
Shop C17 and earlier with C18 and later alterations. The front range at the
corner of High Street and Church Approach is jettied to each face, with a
moulded bressumer and 4 Vitruvian scroll brackets Timber framed and plastered
with red plain tiled roof, gabled to Church approach. Hipped dormer with Cl9
small paned window to High Street. 2 storeys basement and attics. 2 range
C19 small paned vertical, sliding sash windows to each face of first floor and
C19 attic window to Church Approach. Ground floor to Church Approach has 2 C19
small paned windows and C19 ½ glazed with small panes to double doors with
moulded surrounds, stop chamfered with chalice and fleur-de-lis. The High
Street face with C19 small paned window to right, and C17 doorway with moulded
surround, stop chamfered and with carved chalice and fleur-de-lis, carved above
is the date 1642. Coved eaves cornice. Red brick chimney stack with 2
octagonal shafts. To the left of the Church Approach face are two attached
buildings, the first, of 2 storeys, probably late C15, or early C16 and
originally jettied with 2 window range of Cl9 3 light casements. The first
floor with exposed timber frame, C15/16 or earlier. The second of one storey,
part rough rendered, part weatherboard with red plain tile roof hipped to left.
There is a double door to the left, and an early, 3 board door in a moulded
surround to right. All builds of visual and historic interest to the Church and
High Street. RCHM 9. _
Listing NGR: TL5527802975
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Source: English Heritage
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