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Whispers

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Oakley, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9033 / 51°54'12"N

Longitude: 1.188 / 1°11'16"E

OS Eastings: 619405

OS Northings: 227558

OS Grid: TM194275

Mapcode National: GBR VR0.M5R

Mapcode Global: VHLCL.JFX7

Entry Name: Whispers

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308597

English Heritage Legacy ID: 120274

Location: Great Oakley, Tendring, Essex, CO12

County: Essex

District: Tendring

Civil Parish: Great Oakley

Built-Up Area: Great Oakley

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Oakley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

GREAT OAKLEY HIGH STREET
TM 1827-1927 (south-east side)

7/32 Whispers

GV II

House. Circa 1700, altered in C19. Timber framed, plastered, with facade of
painted brick in Flemish bond, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays
facing north-west, with stack in middle bay behind axis, forming a
lobby-entrance. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 12+12 lights.
First floor, 2 late C19 sashes of 3+6 lights. 6-panel door in fluted doorcase
with flat canopy on scrolled brackets, early C19. The brick facade, c.1840,
stands forward of the doorcase. In left bay, large wood-burning hearth, and
chamfered axial beam without stops, plain joists of vertical section. In right
bay, smaller wood-burning hearth, chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue stops,
and similar joists. Primary straight bracing. Original winder stair in front
of stack, with at the top a moulded handrail of vertical section and splat
balusters. On the first floor, small wrought iron coal-burning grate, altered.


Listing NGR: TM1940527558

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