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Description: 51 and 53, Traps Hill
Date Listed: 14 February 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 118645
OS Grid Reference: TQ4290496444
OS Grid Coordinates: 542904, 196444
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6486, 0.0641
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TQ 49 NW LOUGHTON TRAPS HILL,
1/34 Nos. 51 and 53,
House, C17, extensively altered in C19. Timber-framed and brick, stuccoed,
slate roof. Near-square plan, C17, extended to NE and E in C19, and refronted
to NW in C19. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 4-panel door and light over in shallow
doorcase, early C19. One double-hung sash window of 12 lights, early C19, one
bow of double-hung sash windows of 4-12-4 lights, early C19, one bay of 3
double-hung sash windows of 4 lights, late C19. First floor windows as on
ground floor, with one double-hung sash window of 4 lights, late C19, over door.
Parapet and 2 string courses. The roofs of the rear wings are of handmade red
clay tiles. This building originally formed a 'Unit System' group with
Priors (now No.7 Rowans Way) 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, 195-201.
Listing NGR: TQ4290496444
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