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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1087882
English Heritage Legacy ID: 353384
Location: Great Dunmow, Uttlesford, Essex, CM6
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
TL 6222 GREAT DUNMOW PARSONAGE DOWNS
7/3 No. 3 Portways
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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