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The Cottage The Mews, Chigwell

Description: The Cottage The Mews

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118605

OS Grid Reference: TQ4490493402
OS Grid Coordinates: 544904, 193402
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6208, 0.0918

Location: Vicarage Lane, Loughton, Essex IG7 6LT

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

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Listing Text

5/23 The Mews and
The Cottage


Coach-house/stable block, early C19, approx. 40 metres N of Forest House,
converted to 2 dwellings in C20. Stock bricks, Flemish bond, slate roofs.
Square coach-house with upper floor, and 2 equal single-storey wings to NW and
SE, the former comprising a cottage with one internal chimney stack, the SE
comprising 2 stables. Extended to SE by one bay in C19, with lean-to roof.
SW elevation, 5 round arches of gauged brick, now blocked, with C20 windows.
String course of stucco at arch spring level on the wings only, with a
rectangular recess above each arch. Dentilled band across middle arch, formerly
the top of the coach entrance. First floor, 3 double-hung sash windows of 6
lights under segmental brick arches, early C19. Roof of central block
pyramidal, wings hipped,'all of shallow pitch. NE elevation, facing road in
central block, 2 double-hung sash windows of 6 lights with segmental arches
of gauged brick and a similar blank aperture between on each floor, with a
chimney behind the blanks. To each side, 2 arched recesses, the outer ones
blank, the inner ones with windows as above. String course of stucco at arch
spring level.

Listing NGR: TQ4490493402

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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