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Livingstone Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Chipping Ongar, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7024 / 51°42'8"N

Longitude: 0.2446 / 0°14'40"E

OS Eastings: 555204

OS Northings: 202787

OS Grid: TL552027

Mapcode National: GBR MGZ.8MX

Mapcode Global: VHHMP.6G5T

Entry Name: Livingstone Cottages

Listing Date: 27 August 1952

Last Amended: 11 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168385

English Heritage Legacy ID: 117813

Location: Ongar, Epping Forest, Essex, CM5

County: Essex

District: Epping Forest

Civil Parish: Ongar

Built-Up Area: Chipping Ongar

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Chipping Ongar with Shelley

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 5502 ONGAR HIGH STREET (E side)
9/98 Nos 1 to 6 (consec)
27/8/52 Livingstone Cottages.
(formerly listed as Chapel
Cottages

GV II

6 cottages in 2 blocks with a central passageway. Cl8 with C20 rear extensions.
Timber framed and rough rendered. Plain red tile roofs at two levels, with
4 hipped dormers to left and 4 gabled dormers to right, small paned casements
and sliding sashes respectively. Moulded eaves cornices. 2 storeys and attics.
8 window range of small paned vertical sliding sash windows to first floor.
Left block with 3 matching windows to ground floor and 3 four panelled doors
with pediments and brackets. Right block with 3, 4 panel doors, flat canopies
and brackets and moulded surrounds. 4 window range, two of which have 3 lights.
A central plaque to this block records that they "were vested in Trustees for
the benefit of the Congregational Church, pursuant to the wishes of the late
Josiah Gilbert 15 August 1892". A plaque over the central passageway records
that "in this room David Livingstone lived in 1838 just before proceeding to
his great work in Central Africa". The passageway lintel is supported by ornate
brackets and is boarded throughout.


Listing NGR: TL5520402787

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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