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The Old Gate House

A Grade II Listed Building in Purleigh, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6863 / 51°41'10"N

Longitude: 0.663 / 0°39'46"E

OS Eastings: 584179

OS Northings: 201970

OS Grid: TL841019

Mapcode National: GBR QMQ.6GG

Mapcode Global: VHJKC.FWW5

Entry Name: The Old Gate House

Listing Date: 16 July 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110857

English Heritage Legacy ID: 117435

Location: Purleigh, Maldon, Essex, CM3

County: Essex

District: Maldon

Civil Parish: Purleigh

Built-Up Area: Purleigh

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Purleigh All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 80 SW
(south side)
The Old Gate House

House. C18, extended in early C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. Comprises an C18 small house of 2 bays facing NW, with
an axial stack at the left end, of one storey with attics, and a larger early
C19 extension at the left end, of L-plan, each wing of 2 bays, with an external
stack at the end of the rear wing, of 2 storeys. Later C19 stair tower in rear
angle. Late C19 single-storey ancillary building with slate roof extending to
E. NW elevation of original house, one C19 casement on the ground floor and 2
C20 casements in flat-roofed dormers. Plain boarded door. Gambrel roof. NW
elevation of early C19 part, ground floor, original bow shop window of 35 lights
with fascia and moulded cornice, with some handmade glass, and one original
4-light casement window with rectangular leading, the wrought iron casement
replaced by a wooden casement. First floor, one original 3-light casement
window, the casement similarly replaced. Original door with 3 arched lights,
the glass replaced by plywood, with shallow canopy on scrolled brackets. NE
elevation, ground floor, 2 C20 casements. First floor, 2 original 3-light
casements, much altered. Central original half-glazed door in simple doorcase
with shallow canopy on profiled brackets. The interior has chamfered beams with
elongated lamb's tongue stops (some boxed in), plain joists of vertical section,
primary straight bracing, a large wood-burning hearth facing SW, some original
internal doors, and 2 recessed cupboards, one with semi-circular back and one
with a straight back. The bow shop window is of exceptional quality.

Listing NGR: TL8417901970

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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