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High Easterbury, High Easter

Description: High Easterbury

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 121369

OS Grid Reference: TL6196014668
OS Grid Coordinates: 561960, 214668
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8072, 0.3478

Location: The Street, High Easter, Essex CM1 4QW

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

3/51 High Easterbury


House. C13, C14, C16 and possibly earlier. Timber framed and plastered with
peg tile roofs. Of 2 storeys and of complex plan form. The front shows a long
range with a hipped west end and a gabled crosswing at the east. Beyond this is
a single storey peg tile roofed and gabled block. The rear has two 2 storey
hipped roofed blocks and 2 lean-to outshots one with a pantile roof. There are
2 concertina brick stacks, one through the roof of the single storey east block
and one against the rear wall of the main range. The front has 4 double hung
sash windows with square panes and moulded surrounds on the first floor. The
ground floor windows are small pane casements and there is a lean-to
conservatory against the west end of this facade. The west end wall has 2
pointed arched leaded light casements of Gothick character. Attached to the
rear wall is a timber cased yard pump with lead spout. One post of a former
aisled hall is visible with a passing brace socket. The west end seems to
incorporate the remains of a C13 or C14 solar, with heavy centre tennoned floor
joists and large post with 2 shaped knee-like braces. A timber at the north
west corner has a secret notched lap mortice. The east crosswing is late C16.
3 C16/C17 moulded doors remain and a solid tread staircase now leading to an
attic. The main roof has framed side purlins and is of the C17. Moated site.
RCHM 16.

Listing NGR: TL6196014668

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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