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Lower House, High Easter

Description: Lower House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 121334

OS Grid Reference: TL6191614194
OS Grid Coordinates: 561916, 214194
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8029, 0.3470

Location: High Easter, Essex CM1 4QN

Locality: High Easter
Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM1 4QN

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Listing Text


3/16 Lower House


House. Mid C17. Timber framed and plastered with peg tile roof. Of 2 storeys
with attics and of 'L' plan form. The roof is hipped down to form a catslide
over an open C20 loggia at the north end. At the south the roof hips to return
as ridge of wing with a gable to the rear. Central rebuilt ridgeline stack with
attached diagonal shafts. Front has central 3 storey porch/stair tower with
gable and bargeboards. The entrance door is of oak with an oak frame. On the
first floor is an oriel of C19 casements with the central 2 lights canted out in
'V' plan form on an oak bracket. Windows generally are C19 casements with
opening lights with small panes over a transome. The main lights have a single
central horizontal glazing bar. Either side of the porch on the ground floor is
a projecting rectangular bay window of similar casements and that to the south
has a canted centre. Flat-roofed dormer and minor stack on south facing roof
slope. Typical but good quality timber frame, with unjowled posts and
elaborately stop chamfered spine beam. RCHM 4.

Listing NGR: TL6191614194

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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