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Guildhall

A Grade I Listed Building in Thaxted, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9537 / 51°57'13"N

Longitude: 0.3435 / 0°20'36"E

OS Eastings: 561139

OS Northings: 230954

OS Grid: TL611309

Mapcode National: GBR NFB.HN7

Mapcode Global: VHHLK.W5Y3

Entry Name: Guildhall

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1112905

English Heritage Legacy ID: 122435

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
(North West Side)
Guildhall

TL 63SW: 5/144
20.2.67

GV I

2.
Built between 1390 and 1410 for the Guild of Cutlers. Altered and restored in
early C18, circa 1910 and 1978. Timber framed and plastered with frame exposed
externally. Red plain tile, double range hipped roof. 3 storeys and cellars.
Ground floor forms open flagged market house with open timber ceiling, and heavy
cross beams, supported on great centre post. Cellar is original. 2 upper storeys
are jettied on 3 elevations with moulded bressumers, and curved brackets. First
floor has arcading of 2 centred arches. Roof is simple two armed crown posts
originally gabled to Town Street. North corner incorporates parish cage. (RCHM 9).


Listing NGR: TL6117130989

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