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Richmonds, Thaxted

Description: Richmonds

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 June 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 122391

OS Grid Reference: TL6243629219
OS Grid Coordinates: 562436, 229219
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9378, 0.3616

Location: Thaxted, Essex CM6 3QF

Locality: Thaxted
Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM6 3QF

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Listing Text


TL62NW: 4/16


Late C14 house with cross-wing at west end, altered in late C16 and early C19.
Timber framed and plastered with C19 grey gault brick facade, and grey slate roof.
2 storeys. Cross-wing is gabled and jettied. 1,3 window range, modern casements and
C19 double hung vertical sliding sashes with glazing bars. C17, C15 and modern
extensions at rear. Internally the C14 cross-wing frame is virtually intact, with
stop chamfered beams, steeply cambered tie beams, spandrel brackets, and cross-wing
post roof. Main range largely rebuilt in late C16, with jowled storey posts, and side
purlin roof reusing sooted rafters from the original open hall. Some C17 and C18
doors, and reused C17 balusters and handrail to staircase. Red brick chimney stacks.

Listing NGR: TL6243629219

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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