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Harlowbury

A Grade I Listed Building in Harlow, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.788 / 51°47'16"N

Longitude: 0.1407 / 0°8'26"E

OS Eastings: 547745

OS Northings: 212096

OS Grid: TL477120

Mapcode National: GBR LDC.SGN

Mapcode Global: VHHM7.DB74

Entry Name: Harlowbury

Listing Date: 16 June 1977

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306455

English Heritage Legacy ID: 119523

Location: Harlow, Essex, CM17

County: Essex

District: Harlow

Town: Harlow

Electoral Ward/Division: Old Harlow

Built-Up Area: Harlow

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Harlow St Mary and St Hugh with St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


1.
5216
OLD ROAD
TL 41 SE 2/1 Harlowbury

I 16.6.77
GV
2.
C13 timber-framed Abbotts' Palace formerly belonging to the Abbey of Bury
St Edmunds, the aisles were removed and the whole encased in mid C19 stock
brick. Plan, cruciform roof steeply pitched and clad with peg-tiles,
hipped end gabled; with a dentilled brick eaves-band-cellars beneath house.
West range 4 bays, east range 2 bays. Whole of 2 storeys with C19 sash
windows, paned, beneath rubbed brick arches. Projecting bay at centre
of front contains porch, its roof gabled. Timber-framed and rendered
wing at north. Insider the main range contains the original roof of the
great hall, this is notch lap-jointed and under-raftered, and was built
after the older cross wing roof that is also notch lap-jointed and inside
which a C14 crown post system was intruded. The top-plates of both roofs
are splayed (RCHM5).

Listing NGR: TL4774512096

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