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The Priory, Thaxted

Description: The Priory

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 122426

OS Grid Reference: TL6114630987
OS Grid Coordinates: 561146, 230987
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9540, 0.3436

Location: Watling Street, Thaxted, Essex CM6 2LA

Locality: Thaxted
Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM6 2LA

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Listing Text

(North Side)
No. 38
(The Priory)
TL 63 SW: 5/134


Late C14 house of high quality, with C18 alterations and facade. Timber framed
and plastered, with grey slate and red plain tile roof. 3 storeys. 3 window range
double hung vertical sliding sashes with glazing bars. Those on first floor have
side lights. Central door at first floor has moulded segmental head. First floor
balcony with iron balustrading, above ground floor bow windows. Ground floor doors
have flat hoods, on brackets and pilasters. Door at north west end is C18 six
panels. Modillioned eaves cornice. Internally much of the original frame remains,
with jowled storey posts, cambered tie beams and four braced crown post roof.
Extensive C16 and C17 wall paintings.

Listing NGR: TL6115130994

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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