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Christies, Chigwell

Description: Christies

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118575

OS Grid Reference: TQ4425794088
OS Grid Coordinates: 544257, 194088
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6271, 0.0827

Location: High Road, Loughton, Essex IG7 6DP

Locality: Chigwell
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: IG7 6DP

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Listing Text


4/7 Christies


Pair of attached houses, C18, combined. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 2 parallel ranges aligned approx. N-S, aspect E, the
rear range narrower. 2 axial chimney stacks in each range. 2 storeys. Ground
floor, 6-panel door in simple doorcase with shallow hood on carved brackets,
6 double-hung sash windows of 12 lights (one window larger than the others)
and one of 8 lights. First floor, 6 double-hung sash windows of 12 lights and
one of 8 lights. Chimney stacks cement rendered or plastered. Against rear
wall, 2 lead pumps in wooden cases, C18. In both, the front of the tank is
exposed and ornamented. One has 5 rosettes and a reeded spout. The other has
embossed: W and a plain spout. The initials and date probably record a
marriage (W for the surname) and the construction of the house. The other pump
would have served the second house. As artefacts these are rare survivals,
and together and in context with a pair of houses they are particularly

Listing NGR: TQ4425794088

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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