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Porters Yard

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great Dunmow, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8797 / 51°52'47"N

Longitude: 0.365 / 0°21'54"E

OS Eastings: 562885

OS Northings: 222774

OS Grid: TL628227

Mapcode National: GBR NGB.33X

Mapcode Global: VHJJF.80TT

Plus Code: 9F32V9H8+V2

Entry Name: Porters Yard

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121539

English Heritage Legacy ID: 353275

ID on this website: 101121539

Location: Church End, Uttlesford, Essex, CM6

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: 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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7/25 No. 2,4 & 6 Porters
20.2.67 Yard


Three houses, former single house, C14 and C15, timber framed and plastered
with gabled peg tile roofs. 'H' plan form former hall house with 2 storey
crosswing at each end and one storey and attics hall block between. The hall
block has lean-to peg tile roofed dormer and small gabled dormer in front roof
slope. The rear of this block has large peg tile roofed, lean-to dormer and
single storey lean-to extension with large C17 red brick stack with C20
rebuilding of upper part. The E crosswing was extended forward to the road
frontage and this part has a central, plastered gable and stack. The W
crosswing (No. 2) has a C20 peg tile roofed lean-to porch extension and central
ridge line stack. The windows are a mixture of C20 and C19 painted timber
casements of various patterns. The interior reveals an open hall of 2 unequal
bays, with inserted floor and stack and traces of mullioned hall window. Crown
post roof, heavily soot blackened with four way bracing. W crossing appears
contemporary with heavy frame and short thick tie beam braces. E crosswing is
early C15, was jettied at N and S with central tennoned floor joists and halved
and bridled scarf joints. Remains of service doors between this and hall.
(RCHM 30).

Listing NGR: TL6288522774

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