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Beacons, Great Totham

Description: Beacons

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 August 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 118940

OS Grid Reference: TL8549112931
OS Grid Coordinates: 585491, 212931
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7843, 0.6878

Location: Maclarens, Great Totham, Essex CM8 3XE

Locality: Great Totham
Local Authority: Maldon District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM8 3XE

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Listing Text


464/4/104 BEACON HILL


House. 1902-3. A.H. Mackmurdo. Red brick with some rough rendering. Red plain tiled roofs. 3 attached diagonal shaft red brick chimney stacks visible from south face of house. Asymmetric plan, the main range 2 storeys with gabled 2 storey bays to left and right, first floor red tiled porch between, 2 storey range to left and right of the bays, a 2 storey and attic with gabled dormer and sun porch to far right and a flat roofed single storey extension to far left, this with patio doors. 2:1:2:1:2:2 window range to first floor including angle oriel to fifth range which has a roof hipped to right with gablet. One window to each ground floor range excepting the 2 right ranges, windows mainly square leaded casements of 2 or 3 lights, some mullioned some with mullions and transoms, moulded surrounds. Small paned bay to left range. Half glazed door. A large square observation tower rises from the roof ridge above the door. The base of red brick and hanging tiles, paired windows to each face, red tiled pyramidal roof with moulded eaves cornice and ball finial. North face with large covered carriageway to doorway with fluted Ionic pilasters.

Group Value with the 1903 former gardener's cottage, Beacons Cottage, also by Mackmurdo.

Listing NGR: TL8549112931

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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