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Dickens Cottage Proctors Cottage, Chigwell

Description: Dickens Cottage Proctors Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 June 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 118576

OS Grid Reference: TQ4425894055
OS Grid Coordinates: 544258, 194055
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6268, 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

4/8 proctors and
Dickens Cottage
28.6.54 (formerly listed as
Vine Cottage and
Christies Cottage)


Pair of attached houses, C18. Timber framed, weatherboarded with some plaster,
roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Aligned approx. N-S, aspect E, with 2
axial chimney stacks, one at the middle of each house. Narrower rear range with
double-pitched roof, contemporary. Single-storey rear extensions. 2 storeys.
Proctors, 4-panel door with shallow hood, projecting window to S, formerly a
shop window, supported on.3 turned Palladian balusters. To N of door, one
original window of 2 fixed lights and one wrought iron casement, with
rectangular leaded panes. First floor, 2 similar windows. Dickens Cottage, 6-
panel door, top panels glazed, shallow hood, 2 C18 windows as described on each
floor. Original wooden gutter lined with lead on NE end, a rare survival.

Listing NGR: TQ4425894055

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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