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Brick House, Little Dunmow

Description: Brick House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 122717

OS Grid Reference: TL6552720624
OS Grid Coordinates: 565527, 220624
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8597, 0.4023

Location: Brook Street, Little Dunmow, Essex CM6 3HU

Locality: Little Dunmow
Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM6 3HU

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Listing Text

4/279 Brick House


House, late C16/Early C17, red brick built, half H plan with wing to rear.
Red plain tile roof, 2 storeys and attic & cellar. Raised plinth and moulded
string course. 2 stepped buttresses to left wing and a diagonal buttress to
right wing and rear. The wings are gabled and there is a feature gable to
centre block. 1:2:1 window range of square leaded casements, some in original
frames, with brick 3 centre arches over. Central door with moulded 3 plank
door and moulded frame. Right wing has original red brick chimney stack with
2 diagonal shafts, A3 attached diagonal shaft and 1 other stack to rear.
Internally, complete frame remains with large hall to ground and first floors.
Stop chamfered beams. Original newel stairs with oak tread and risers in
original stair turret. Original moulded doors and frames. Original boarded
floors to some rooms. Original moulded brick fireplaces with 3 centre head
to several rooms. One room with C18 detail. Fully framed side purlin roof
with a second upper purlin. Rafters framed to lower purlin and lodged to upper.
A very fine house, unusual in Essex. R.C.H.M.3.

Listing NGR: TL6552720624

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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