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Description: Essex Lodge
Date Listed: 7 December 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 204944
OS Grid Reference: TQ4074582875
OS Grid Coordinates: 540745, 182875
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5273, 0.0275
TQ 48 SW GREENGATE STREET
7.12.79 Essex Lodge
House. c.1840. Incorporates fragments of late 17th or early 18th century Essex
House. Rendered walls; red tile pitched roof. Tudor style. Basement and 3
storeys. Two windows wide to ground and first floors. One window in gable to road.
Square headed windows with drip mouldings. Ornamental bargeboards to gable. Items
from Essex House include: richly carved shell-hooded entrance (within later gabled
porch on north elevation), early 18th century wrought iron boundary railings and
gateway, with lampholder. Good stone corniced chimney-piece with bold architrave,
voussoirs and keyblock, bearing crest of Willyams family. (Victoria History of
County of Essex Vol VI, page 51.).
Listing NGR: TQ4074582875
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Source: English Heritage
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