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Latitude: 51.8006 / 51°48'2"N
Longitude: 0.6415 / 0°38'29"E
OS Eastings: 582229
OS Northings: 214629
OS Grid: TL822146
Mapcode National: GBR QLB.10C
Mapcode Global: VHJJZ.20GG
Plus Code: 9F32RJ2R+6H
Entry Name: High House
Listing Date: 1 March 1950
Last Amended: 1 March 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1122587
English Heritage Legacy ID: 113550
Location: Witham, Braintree, Essex, CM8
Civil Parish: Witham
Built-Up Area: Witham
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Witham St Nicolas
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
Tagged with: House
TL 8214 1/30 1.3.50.
A C18 red brick house. 2 storeys and cellars. Originally it had 3 storeys
but the upper storey has now been removed and the roof lowered. Before
this was done the house was a particularly complete and interesting example
of C18 work and was exactly copied from a design in Abraham Swan's "Designs
in Architecture' 1757 (vol I plate 15). 5 window range, double-hung sashes
with glazing bars (except ground storey windows lower sashes), in plain
reveals, with flat rubbed brick arches. The central window rises above
a balustraded panel and has a wood moulded and shouldered architrave with
projecting keystones. The central doorway is approached by a flight of
stone steps with one iron handrail remaining and has a wood doorcase and
plain Ionic columns, frieze and a modillion pediment. The doorcase and
window above form a fine central feature. The cellars have ornamental
iron gratings. The rear facade has been built out on the ground storey
in the C20. Roof tiled hipped.
High House forms a group with Nos 22 to 26 (even).
Listing NGR: TL8222914629
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