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The Crown and Thistle Inn, Great Chesterford

Description: The Crown and Thistle Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 121896

OS Grid Reference: TL5091842770
OS Grid Coordinates: 550918, 242770
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0628, 0.2001

Location: High Street, Great Chesterford, Essex CB10 1PL

Locality: Great Chesterford
Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CB10 1PL

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Listing Text

(south side)
The Crown and Thistle
TL 5042 28/319 26.11.51


Timber-framed and plastered building built circa 1500, with a cross wing at
the west end. A C19 flint and brick building which adjoins the east end now
forms part of the inn premises. The original part is plastered in panels on
the front, with a band of ornamental plasterwork extending across the front
between the storeys. Two storeys. Three window range, casements with glazing
bars. The ground storey has 3 small bays with tiled roofs. There are 3 gables
at the rear. Roof tiled, with an original chimney stack with 2 octagonal shafts.
The interior has a plaster fire surround of circa 1500. The C19 addition at
the east end is of flint with red brick quoins and dressings, 2 storeys, of
higher storey height than the original inn. Three window range, casements.
Roof slate with a brick dentilled eaves cornice. (RCHM 11).

Listing NGR: TL5095842837

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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