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Description: 7, Rowans Way
Date Listed: 29 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118642
OS Grid Reference: TQ4293896446
OS Grid Coordinates: 542938, 196446
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6486, 0.0646
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TQ 49 NW LOUGHTON ROWANS WAY,
1/35 No. 7,
House, early C16 and C17, extensively altered in early C19. Timber-framed and
brick, part stuccoed, part weatherboarded, part painted brick, slate roof. The
earliest part is a crosswing of 2 bays aligned approx. NW-SE, jettied to the SW,
early C16, of a medieval hall which formerly extended to the NE. External
chimney stack on NE side of SE bay, late C16. Extension to the SW of the SE
bay, C17. Extensions to SW and W of this, forming a fashionable early C19 front
to the SW, with chimney stacks at both sides. 3 storeys. Ground floor, central
6-panel door with top panels glazed, fluted pilasters, shallow hood, early C19.
2 bays of double-hung sash windows and tiled canopy across whole front, C19/20.
First floor, 2 double-hung sash windows of 16 lights. C20, with shallow hoods
and rectangular recess between. String course above. Second floor, 3 double-
hung sash windows of 6 lights, early C19 and reproduction. Hipped roof of
shallow pitch with projecting eaves and paired brackets, early C19. Crownpost
roof, plain crownpost with axial braces only. The earliest part of the building
originally formed a 'Unit System' group with Nos. 51 and 53 Traps Hill the
first identified in Essex, fully described and its ownership documented in K. L.
Sandall: The Unit System in Essex, Archaeological Journal vol.130, 1975, 195-
Listing NGR: TQ4293896446
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