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Town House, Thaxted

Description: Town House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 122434

OS Grid Reference: TL6114330934
OS Grid Coordinates: 561143, 230934
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9536, 0.3436

Location: Fishmarket Street, Thaxted, Essex CM6 2LD

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

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Listing Text

(South Side)
No. 25 (Town House)
TL 63SW: 5/143


Early C14 hall house, with late C15 or early C16 range along street front,
extensively in C18. Timber framed and plastered, with red plain tile hipped roof.
2 storeys, attics, and cellars. 5 window range. C18 double hung vertical sliding
sashes with glazing bars. Three C18 ground floor bay windows with a wood dentilled
cornice above. C18 Pediment doorcase and original 6 panel door. Parapet front with
wood modillioned cornice and long wall jetty. The early C14 hall adjoins at the
rear, parallel to the street with original crown post roof. Crown post has octagonal
shaft, moulded base and capital and four arch braces. The front range originally had
3 gables to the street and may have incorporated ground floor shops. Late C15 or
early C16 cellars. Good C18 and later internal detailing. This site was part of the
Manor of Thaxted, and the early hall is part of that complex. (RCHM 13).

Listing NGR: TL6114230932

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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