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Date Listed: 26 April 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118214
OS Grid Reference: TL4696905369
OS Grid Coordinates: 546969, 205369
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7278, 0.1266
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TL 40 NE NORTH WEALD BASSETT HIGH ROAD
House, mid-cl8, altered in C19. Red brickwork, Flemish bond, stone coping on
parapet, gables and pediment, slated roof. 2 st:oreys and half-cellar and
attics. Open pediment doorcase with 2 wooden Doric columns on stone plinths
at head of flight of 7 stone steps, 4-panel door of which the upper panels are
round-headed lights, fanlight over. On ground floor 2 double-hung sash windows,
of which the upper sash is divided by glazing bars into 6 lights, the lower sash
undivided, with flat arches of gauged brickwork. On first floor, 3 similar
windows. String course at level of base of pediment. Inside pediment dentils
and roundel bearing the date 1898, representing the latest stage of exterior
alteration. The front elevation comprises a symmetrical composition. 3 large
red brick chimneys. 'Esgors, formerly Isgoe, at Thornwood, is a square red brick
house dating from about 1750. It formerly had a frontage on the common but is
now set back about 100 yards from the main road'. (VCH, vol. IV, p.285).
Listing NGR: TL4696905369
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