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Latitude: 52.0664 / 52°3'58"N
Longitude: 0.4786 / 0°28'42"E
OS Eastings: 569990
OS Northings: 243787
OS Grid: TL699437
Mapcode National: GBR PFH.FTD
Mapcode Global: VHJHJ.7BV8
Entry Name: The Dower House
Listing Date: 16 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1122278
English Heritage Legacy ID: 114232
Location: Sturmer, Braintree, Essex, CB9
Civil Parish: Sturmer
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Sturmer St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL 64 SE STURMER THE STREET
2/14 NORTH SIDE
The Dower House,
House, late C16, extended in C18. Timber framed, plastered, and red brick,
Flemish bond, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays aligned approx. N-S
with internal chimney stack in N bay, forming a lobby-entrance to W, now
blocked. External chimney stack to E of S bay, now enclosed in C18 parallel
range. Stair tower in NE angle. N extension to main range, late C18, with
pyramidal roof. 2 storeys with attics. W elevation, ground floor, one double-
hung sash window without glazing bars, one bay window with tiled, hipped roof,
one splayed bay window with flat roof, one late C19/early C20 casement window.
First floor, one double-hung sash window of 4 lights, 2 late C19/early C20
casement windows. In S elevation, 6-panel door in simple doorcase with shallow
hood on brackets, late C18. In S ground floor room, axial beam plain-chamfered
with step stops, joists plastered to soffits. Recessed semi-circular cupboard
in E wall to N of stack, C18. In next room to N, axial beam plain-chamfered,
exposed joists of horizontal section, contemporary wood-burning hearth reduced
for coal fire. Clasped purlin roof.
Listing NGR: TL6999043787
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