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Description: 383, Old Road
Date Listed: 4 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 119882
OS Grid Reference: TM1759616329
OS Grid Coordinates: 617596, 216329
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8032, 1.1547
CLACTON-ON-SEA OLD ROAD
13/22 No. 383
House. Circa 1679 with c.1840 facade and alterations. Timber framed, painted
brick facade, weatherboarded returns. Grey slate roof. Right and left red
brick chimney stacks. End pilasters. 2 storeys. 3 window range of small paned
vertically sliding sashes. Central doorway, moulded capitals and bases to
pilasters, frieze, flat canopy over. To left a C19 single storey extension with
a vertically boarded door and matching window used as a trap shed at one time
with stable and workshop forward left. This range with vertically boarded doors
and large window with 9 mullions, the glass of overlapping small panes. The
timber ridge louvre with finial and on its north face a carved greyhound from
the prow of the ship Greyhound, sunk off Clacton 1884. Former occupiers were
involved in smuggling and a raid by Customs and Excise men c.1832 is recorded.
Various articles in local newspapers and Essex Countryside.
Listing NGR: TM1759616329
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Source: English Heritage
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