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Portways

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Dunmow, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8809 / 51°52'51"N

Longitude: 0.3583 / 0°21'29"E

OS Eastings: 562419

OS Northings: 222883

OS Grid: TL624228

Mapcode National: GBR NGB.1FD

Mapcode Global: VHJJ7.5Z9J

Entry Name: Portways

Listing Date: 16 February 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087882

English Heritage Legacy ID: 353384

Location: Great Dunmow, Uttlesford, Essex, CM6

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Great Dunmow

Built-Up Area: Great Dunmow

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Dunmow St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 6222 GREAT DUNMOW PARSONAGE DOWNS
(S SIDE)
7/3 No. 3 Portways
GV II

House, C15 or earlier and C17. Timber framed and plastered with gabled peg
tile roofs. Of 'T' shaped plan form with a low single storey and attics 'hall'
block and 2 storey crosswing at the W end. The hall block has a gabled dormer
in the front roof slope. 2 small stacks in this front roof slope and large
late C17 stack against flank wall to the rear of the crosswing. Windows are
C19 casements with small panes and off-centre door has original arched head
exposed. Old red brick exposed on front as plinth walls and crosswing is
jettied to the front and has C19 bargeboards. The interior reveals an open
hall and cross passage of the C15 or earlier with remains of soot blackened
crownpost roof, and service door. A crosswing appears to have existed at the
high E end and its flank wall remains. The crosswing is an addition of the late
C16/early C17 and is of 3 bays. A floor with elaborately moulded joists was
inserted c.1500 with a contemporary brick stack in the hearth bay, which has a
moulded mantel beam and chamfered brick mullions over. The floor 'clamps' are
also moulded with a simple crenellated top. (RCHM 35).


Listing NGR: TL6242022883

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