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Mill House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sawbridgeworth, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8084 / 51°48'30"N

Longitude: 0.1571 / 0°9'25"E

OS Eastings: 548812

OS Northings: 214398

OS Grid: TL488143

Mapcode National: GBR LD5.JKJ

Mapcode Global: VHHM1.NTY1

Entry Name: Mill House

Listing Date: 26 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1111366

English Heritage Legacy ID: 118266

Location: Sheering, Epping Forest, Essex, CM21

County: Essex

District: Epping Forest

Civil Parish: Sheering

Built-Up Area: Sawbridgeworth

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Sawbridgeworth

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

TL 41 SE SHEERING SHEERING MILL LANE
2/7 Mill House

II

House, C17, extended in C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays aligned NE-SW, aspect SE. Chimney stack at
NW side, internal chimney stack at junction of 2 NE bays, external chimney stack
at SW end. Extension to NW, C19/2O, forming a T plan and enclosing first stack
mentioned above, with one additional axial chimney stack, and C20 jetty at end.
Flat roofed single-storey extension in N angle. 2 storeys. SE elevation,
ground floor, one C20 casement window, one C20 window of 4 lights including
2 C17/18 wrought iron casements, 6 panel-door with top panels glazed under
shallow hood, late C18/early C19, one tripartite double-hung sash window of
4, 12 and 4 lights, early C19. First floor, one C20 window composed of 3 C17/18
wrought iron casements, with hooked stay to left casement, semicircular friction
stay to middle casement, no stay to right casement, and one C20 casement window.
Roof hipped at NE. Some framing exposed internally, much altered. Stop-
chamfered beams. Clasped purlin roof with curved wind bracing, least altered
in SW bay, much rebuilt elsewhere. 3-movement wrought iron cooking crane, C18,
fixed to brickwork of hearth at centre of T plan. 3 other wrought iron
casements, C17/18, on first floor in 5W and NE elevations. This house contains
many introduced features - the crane, most of the wrought iron casements, which
are fitted in C20 frames, some timber, some panelling - and many reproduction
features - C20 iron casements and panelling - which confuse the historical
evidence.


Listing NGR: TL4881214398

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