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Date Listed: 20 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 122435
OS Grid Reference: TL6113930953
OS Grid Coordinates: 561139, 230953
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9537, 0.3435
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THAXTED TOWN STREET
(North West Side)
TL 63SW: 5/144
Built between 1390 and 1410 for the Guild of Cutlers. Altered and restored in
early C18, circa 1910 and 1978. Timber framed and plastered with frame exposed
externally. Red plain tile, double range hipped roof. 3 storeys and cellars.
Ground floor forms open flagged market house with open timber ceiling, and heavy
cross beams, supported on great centre post. Cellar is original. 2 upper storeys
are jettied on 3 elevations with moulded bressumers, and curved brackets. First
floor has arcading of 2 centred arches. Roof is simple two armed crown posts
originally gabled to Town Street. North corner incorporates parish cage. (RCHM 9).
Listing NGR: TL6117130989
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Source: English Heritage
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