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The Old House, Great Easton

Description: The Old House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 June 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 122213

OS Grid Reference: TL6053825441
OS Grid Coordinates: 560538, 225441
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9044, 0.3322

Location: The Endway, Great Easton, Essex CM6 2HQ

Locality: Great Easton
Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM6 2HQ

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Listing Text

(North Side)
The Old House

TL 62 NW: 4/91


C15 or earlier, 2 and 3 storey 'H' plan, hall house. Timber framed and plastered with
gabled, peg tiled cross-wings and main roof peg tiled with gablet at east end. Rear
has 2 storey, peg tile lean-to and single storey pantile roofed lean-to with modern
stack. West end has pantile roofed lean-to with conservatory. Front has off-centre
peg tile roofed modern porch, hipped peg tile roofed modern angled bay windows in hall
and east cross-wing and metal leaded light casements. 2 rebuilt, ridge line, red
brick stacks. The two formerly jettied cross-wings and lower part of the hall are of
one build and the west cross-wing has a later extra storey. The hall has been raised
to make a full 2 storeys, probably in C17. The (eastern) buttery/pantry subdivision
can be traced, as can the position of the original, diamond mullioned hall window. The
east cross-wing provided indications for an additional external structure, probably a
timber chimney stack. Structure is exceptionally close-studded. At the rear is a
C19 stable block with gabled pantile roof, flemish bond brickwork, windows with small
panes and slate lean-to over garage doors.

Listing NGR: TL6053825441

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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