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Lower House

A Grade II Listed Building in High Easter, Chelmsford, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8029 / 51°48'10"N

Longitude: 0.347 / 0°20'49"E

OS Eastings: 561916

OS Northings: 214194

OS Grid: TL619141

Mapcode National: GBR NH2.Y9V

Mapcode Global: VHHM4.YYS7

Plus Code: 9F32R83W+5Q

Entry Name: Lower House

Listing Date: 20 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147150

English Heritage Legacy ID: 121334

Location: High Easter, Uttlesford, Essex, CM1

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: High Easter

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: High Easter St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


3/16 Lower House


House. Mid C17. Timber framed and plastered with peg tile roof. Of 2 storeys
with attics and of 'L' plan form. The roof is hipped down to form a catslide
over an open C20 loggia at the north end. At the south the roof hips to return
as ridge of wing with a gable to the rear. Central rebuilt ridgeline stack with
attached diagonal shafts. Front has central 3 storey porch/stair tower with
gable and bargeboards. The entrance door is of oak with an oak frame. On the
first floor is an oriel of C19 casements with the central 2 lights canted out in
'V' plan form on an oak bracket. Windows generally are C19 casements with
opening lights with small panes over a transome. The main lights have a single
central horizontal glazing bar. Either side of the porch on the ground floor is
a projecting rectangular bay window of similar casements and that to the south
has a canted centre. Flat-roofed dormer and minor stack on south facing roof
slope. Typical but good quality timber frame, with unjowled posts and
elaborately stop chamfered spine beam. RCHM 4.

Listing NGR: TL6191614194

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

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