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The Old House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fordstreet, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9084 / 51°54'30"N

Longitude: 0.7902 / 0°47'24"E

OS Eastings: 592022

OS Northings: 226996

OS Grid: TL920269

Mapcode National: GBR RLH.8MB

Mapcode Global: VHKFX.N93C

Entry Name: The Old House

Listing Date: 7 April 1965

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337411

English Heritage Legacy ID: 117317

Location: Aldham, Colchester, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Civil Parish: Aldham

Built-Up Area: Fordstreet

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Aldham

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

The Old House
TL 92 NW 29/9 7.4.65
C16 house. Built on an H-plan and having an extension at its north end which is
jettied on its east front. Exposed timber framing on both cross-wings and northern
extension. Roofs ridged and gabled peg-tiled, the ridge of the north extension
higher than that of adjacent cross-wing. Central red brick chimney stack pilastered
on east and with one added flue on its north face. Second chimney stack of
red brick against north end of the gable extension dated 1751. North cross-wing
has on ground storey a flat ogee timber door as one unit. The cross-entry doorway
placed north of south cross-wing with a deep pointed 4 centred head timber.
Hall walls plastered in raised panels. Crenellated tie-beam to southern cross-wing.
(RCHM 5).

Listing NGR: TL9202226996

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