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Great Town House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ridgewell, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0385 / 52°2'18"N

Longitude: 0.5317 / 0°31'54"E

OS Eastings: 573743

OS Northings: 240811

OS Grid: TL737408

Mapcode National: GBR PFY.38L

Mapcode Global: VHJHR.51G4

Plus Code: 9F422GQJ+9M

Entry Name: Great Town House

Listing Date: 16 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122325

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114139

Location: Ridgewell, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Ridgewell

Built-Up Area: Ridgewell

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Ridgewell St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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House, C16, altered in C18, extended in C20. Timber framed, partly plastered,
partly faced with red brick, Flemish bond, roofed with slate. 4 bays aligned
NE-SW, aspect NW, with internal chimney stack in second bay from SW end, and
external chimney stack at NE end. C20 2-storey extension to rear. 2 storeys.
Door with 6 fielded panels in doorcase with complex fluting on jambs and lintel,
with shallow hood on brackets. 3 double-hung sash windows of 16 lights with
flat arches of gauged brickwork on each floor, C18. Some crown glass. Facade
of red brick. Asymmetrical. Roof rebuilt to low pitch for slate. Interior
has plain-chamfored beams with step stops, and others boxed in. Large wood-
burning hearth converted to cupboards.

Listing NGR: TL7374340811

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