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Great West Hatch, Chigwell

Description: Great West Hatch

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118594

OS Grid Reference: TQ4314492442
OS Grid Coordinates: 543144, 192442
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6126, 0.0660

Location: Luxborough Lane, Loughton, Essex IG7 5BS

Locality: Chigwell
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: IG7 5BS

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Listing Text

4/45 Great West Hatch


House, early C19, now a residential institution. Stock bricks, stucco
dressings, roof not visible behind parapet but presumably of slate. 2 parallel
ranges aligned approx. N-S, aspect W, the rear range projecting at both sides to
form a broad T-plan. Chimney stacks at both ends of front range and in the SW
angle. 2 storeys and basement. Central half-glazed double doors with plain
fanlight, porch with 2 Doric columns and pilasters, fluted architrave with
rosettes, at head of 5 stone steps. 4 double-hung sash windows of 12 lights
under flat arches of gauged brick. First floor, 5 similar windows, the central
one in a shallow recess with round arch of gauged brick. The door and inner
windows stand slightly forward of the rest. Stucco string course at first-floor
level. Enriched cornice, and parapet with 3 recessed panels in the middle. Rear
range has the same string course, cornice and parapet, with 4 dummy window
recesses in the W elevation of each wing. At the N end of the rear range there
is a bow of 3 curved double-hung sash windows of 16 lights, ground floor only.

Listing NGR: TQ4314492442

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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