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Description: 1, the Southend
Date Listed: 18 September 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 151968
OS Grid Reference: SO7111537565
OS Grid Coordinates: 371115, 237565
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0357, -2.4225
5245 THE SOUTHEND
SO 7137 NE 2/89 18.9.53.
Circa 1600. 3 storeys and cellar. 2 gables on east and north fronts. Timber-framed.
Top floor projects on both north and east fronts on posts and brackets against
the storey below. On 1st floor are remains of an oriel window. On the north front
this floor overhangs the pavement and is supported on 5 wooden posts, tapering
downwards, on stone bases and having bracketed heads and moulded bases. They support
a moulded bressummer. East front 2 windows, 1st floor 2 3-light oriels slightly
canted on carved brackets, 2nd floor 2 small casements, ground floor Victorian
projecting shop front with narrow fascia and cornice with curved ends. North front
windows blocked but for casement in gable. Tiled roof. RCHM(54).
Nos 1 to 4 (consec), Royal Oak Hotel and Nos 6 to 11 (consec) form a group with
Nos 2 to 8 (even) New Street.
Listing NGR: SO7111437562
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Source: English Heritage
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