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A Grade II Listed Building in Chelmsford, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7304 / 51°43'49"N

Longitude: 0.47 / 0°28'12"E

OS Eastings: 570674

OS Northings: 206410

OS Grid: TL706064

Mapcode National: GBR PKJ.KN5

Mapcode Global: VHJK2.3RBT

Entry Name: Thornwoods

Listing Date: 8 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141291

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352616

Location: Chelmsford, Essex, CM2

County: Essex

District: Chelmsford

Town: Chelmsford

Electoral Ward/Division: Moulsham and Central

Built-Up Area: Chelmsford

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Moulsham St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text




5/225 Thornwoods


House, later part of hospital. 1848 by James Fenton for John
Copeland one of the 5 partners in the development company which,
built the new London Road in Italianate style. Built of Ipswich
stocks in Flemish bond with stone dressings and stock brick
stacks. 3 storeys; 3 windows. Wide moulded eaves cornice. 2nd
floor has 6-pane sashes with marginal glazing moulded architraves
and brackets. lst floor has 12-pane sashes (the central one a
wide tripartite one) with side windows having eaved architraves,
cornices and stops, the central one having moulded architrave,
pe dimental brackets. Ground floor windows are 12-pane
tripartite sashes with moulded architraves, stops, pediments and
brackets. Central doorcase with moulded architrave, rectangular
fanlight and double door. Composite pilasters but rest of
doorcase missing. 4 stone steps. 1 storey extension on each
side, the right hand one having one window with marginal glazing,
the left hand one having a similar window in a moulded architrave
and 4 panelled door with moulded architrave and 4 panelled door.
Rear elevation has centre of 2 storeys with stone pierced
balustrading flanked by 3 storey bays with deep stone brackets
and pilasters - sashes with marginal glazing. French windows to
ground floor with moulded architraves with cornices and brackets.

Listing NGR: TL7067506416

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

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