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Latitude: 52.0628 / 52°3'45"N
Longitude: 0.2001 / 0°12'0"E
OS Eastings: 550918
OS Northings: 242771
OS Grid: TL509427
Mapcode National: GBR MBG.PDD
Mapcode Global: VHHKX.FF41
Entry Name: The Crown and Thistle Inn
Listing Date: 26 November 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1305558
English Heritage Legacy ID: 121896
Location: Great Chesterford, Uttlesford, Essex, CB10
Civil Parish: Great Chesterford
Built-Up Area: Great Chesterford
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Great Chesterford All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
GREAT CHESTERFORD HIGH STREET
The Crown and Thistle
TL 5042 28/319 26.11.51
Timber-framed and plastered building built circa 1500, with a cross wing at
the west end. A C19 flint and brick building which adjoins the east end now
forms part of the inn premises. The original part is plastered in panels on
the front, with a band of ornamental plasterwork extending across the front
between the storeys. Two storeys. Three window range, casements with glazing
bars. The ground storey has 3 small bays with tiled roofs. There are 3 gables
at the rear. Roof tiled, with an original chimney stack with 2 octagonal shafts.
The interior has a plaster fire surround of circa 1500. The C19 addition at
the east end is of flint with red brick quoins and dressings, 2 storeys, of
higher storey height than the original inn. Three window range, casements.
Roof slate with a brick dentilled eaves cornice. (RCHM 11).
Listing NGR: TL5095842837
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