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Recorder's House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thaxted, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9533 / 51°57'12"N

Longitude: 0.3441 / 0°20'38"E

OS Eastings: 561181

OS Northings: 230911

OS Grid: TL611309

Mapcode National: GBR NFB.HSR

Mapcode Global: VHHLK.X58D

Entry Name: Recorder's House

Listing Date: 7 February 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1112902

English Heritage Legacy ID: 122430

Location: Thaxted, Uttlesford, Essex, CM6

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Thaxted

Built-Up Area: Thaxted

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

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Listing Text

1.
THAXTED TOWN STREET
(South Side)
No. 17
(Recorder's House)
TL 63SW: 5/139
7.2.52

GV II*

2.
Mid C15 three storey town house, jettied at first and second storey. Timber framed
and plastered, with red plain tile roof. 2 window range of C18 double hung vertical
sliding sashes with glazing bars. Ground floor has C19 shop window bays, and also
bay windows at first floor, resting on original oriel cills, carved with a Griffon
and the arms of Edward IV, supported by a lion and a bull. Jetties are supported on
carved brackets, on shafts with moulded capitals. To the rear is an original
outbuilding timber framed and plastered, with red plain tile roof. 2 storeys. This
joined to main house, with C16 or C17 infill. Mid C15 red brick chimney stack.
Internally most of the original frame is exposed, with original windows, stop
chamfered beam and jowled storey posts. Some C17 and modern panelling. (Named
after the Recorder under the 1556 Charter). (RCHM 15).


Listing NGR: TL6118130911

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