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Description: Essex House
Date Listed: 20 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 122216
OS Grid Reference: TL6065725444
OS Grid Coordinates: 560657, 225444
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9044, 0.3339
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GREAT EASTON THE ENDWAY
TL 62 NW: 4/102
House, mid-C16, timber framed and plastered of 2 storeys with a gabled peg tile roof
and gabled 2 storey extension on rear. A 'long-wall-jetty' house with externally
exposed timber frame, with solar and 1 large chamber on first floor over service
rooms, cross-passage, fire bay, hall and parlour. The front has C20 metal casements
with leaded lights, on the ground floor is one canted bay to the hall and a 'V' shaped
bay to the parlour, both with coved soffits. Later stack in fire bay, rectangular
above roof line and just forward of the ridge. Rear has hipped open porch on NE end
and one gabled roof dormer. Timber frame and bracing is remarkably complete, although
restored. Interior reveals inglenook fireplace chamfered and arch braced structure
and remnants of crown post roof. Halved and bladed scarf joints. (RCHM 12).
Listing NGR: TL6065725444
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Source: English Heritage
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