Description: Essington House
Date Listed: 20 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 272510
OS Grid Reference: SK1693515059
OS Grid Coordinates: 416935, 315059
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7329, -1.7506
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SK 1615-1715 ALREWAS C.P. MAIN STREET (North side)
- No. 85 (Essington House)
House. C17 in origin, largely rebuilt in the C18 and altered in the
mid-C19. Red brick almost totally replacing the earlier timber
framing; plain tile roof; brick ridge stacks. Formerly a 3-bay
timber framed range aligned east-west facing south, extended by a single
bay to the west in the C18 at the same time as the outer walls were re-
built in brick. 2 storeys; 3 windows, the left hand bay is blank,
corner pilaster strips, casements with segmental heads; central half-
glazed door with bracketed hood, a vertical joint at the level of the
first floor window sills indicates that the eaves level has been raised
since the initial rebuilding in brick. Interior: timber-framed
transverse walls including the former western end wall, one corner post,
large open fireplace, chamfered and stopped ceiling beams.
Listing NGR: SK1693515059
Source: English Heritage
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