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Brick House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Little Dunmow, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8597 / 51°51'34"N

Longitude: 0.4023 / 0°24'8"E

OS Eastings: 565527

OS Northings: 220624

OS Grid: TL655206

Mapcode National: GBR NGL.6KF

Mapcode Global: VHJJF.XJK7

Entry Name: Brick House

Listing Date: 7 May 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168301

English Heritage Legacy ID: 122717

Location: Little Dunmow, Uttlesford, Essex, CM6

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Little Dunmow

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Little Dunmow St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

4/279 Brick House


House, late C16/Early C17, red brick built, half H plan with wing to rear.
Red plain tile roof, 2 storeys and attic & cellar. Raised plinth and moulded
string course. 2 stepped buttresses to left wing and a diagonal buttress to
right wing and rear. The wings are gabled and there is a feature gable to
centre block. 1:2:1 window range of square leaded casements, some in original
frames, with brick 3 centre arches over. Central door with moulded 3 plank
door and moulded frame. Right wing has original red brick chimney stack with
2 diagonal shafts, A3 attached diagonal shaft and 1 other stack to rear.
Internally, complete frame remains with large hall to ground and first floors.
Stop chamfered beams. Original newel stairs with oak tread and risers in
original stair turret. Original moulded doors and frames. Original boarded
floors to some rooms. Original moulded brick fireplaces with 3 centre head
to several rooms. One room with C18 detail. Fully framed side purlin roof
with a second upper purlin. Rafters framed to lower purlin and lodged to upper.
A very fine house, unusual in Essex. R.C.H.M.3.

Listing NGR: TL6552720624

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