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Ashdon Homeleigh, Thorpe-le-Soken

Description: Ashdon Homeleigh

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 120316

OS Grid Reference: TM1778022417
OS Grid Coordinates: 617780, 222417
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8578, 1.1612

Locality: Thorpe-le-Soken
Local Authority: Tendring District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO16 0EA

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Listing Text

TM 1622-1722 (south-west side)

8/87 Ashdon and Homeleigh
7.5.85 (Tendring Estates)


House, now office and 2 houses. Circa 1600, altered in C19 and C20. Timber
framed, partly clad with red brick in Flemish bond, partly plastered, roofed
with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays facing NE with central stack, forming a
lobby-entrance, and rear wing, forming an irregular T-plan. C19 2-storey
lean-to extension in right rear angle. Stair tower to rear of left end, and C20
2-storey extension beyond. Small C20 flat-roofed single-storey extension
between rear wings. 2 storeys and attics. 5-window range of late C19 sashes of
4 lights in earlier apertures with flat brick arches. Central door of 6 fielded
panels with early C19 fluted architrave and moulded flat canopy. At left end of
front elevation, early C19 flush 6-panel door, the top 2 panels glazed, with
similar but smaller architrave and canopy. In left ground floor room (now an
office), chamfered transverse and axial beams with broach stops, joists
plastered to the soffits, and wide wood-burning hearth with chamfered mantel
beam, reduced. Oak panelling reported to be modern in this room behind present
wall surfaces. Remainder of interior mainly concealed by modern finishes.

Listing NGR: TM1778022417

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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