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Ashdon and Homeleigh

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8579 / 51°51'28"N

Longitude: 1.1612 / 1°9'40"E

OS Eastings: 617781

OS Northings: 222429

OS Grid: TM177224

Mapcode National: GBR VRK.DDK

Mapcode Global: VHLCS.2KQK

Entry Name: Ashdon and Homeleigh

Listing Date: 7 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308410

English Heritage Legacy ID: 120316

Location: Thorpe-le-Soken, Tendring, Essex, CO16

County: Essex

District: Tendring

Civil Parish: Thorpe-le-Soken

Built-Up Area: Thorpe-le-Soken

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Thorpe-le-Soken

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TM 1622-1722
(south-west side)

Ashdon and Homeleigh
(Tendring Estates)


House, now office and 2 houses. Circa 1600, altered in C19 and C20. Timber
framed, partly clad with red brick in Flemish bond, partly plastered, roofed
with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays facing NE with central stack, forming a
lobby-entrance, and rear wing, forming an irregular T-plan. C19 2-storey
lean-to extension in right rear angle. Stair tower to rear of left end, and C20
2-storey extension beyond. Small C20 flat-roofed single-storey extension
between rear wings. 2 storeys and attics. 5-window range of late C19 sashes of
4 lights in earlier apertures with flat brick arches. Central door of 6 fielded
panels with early C19 fluted architrave and moulded flat canopy. At left end of
front elevation, early C19 flush 6-panel door, the top 2 panels glazed, with
similar but smaller architrave and canopy. In left ground floor room (now an
office), chamfered transverse and axial beams with broach stops, joists
plastered to the soffits, and wide wood-burning hearth with chamfered mantel
beam, reduced. Oak panelling reported to be modern in this room behind present
wall surfaces. Remainder of interior mainly concealed by modern finishes.

Listing NGR: TM1778122429

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