History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Oaks Restaurant and the Old Bakehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.8575 / 51°51'26"N

Longitude: 1.1622 / 1°9'43"E

OS Eastings: 617851

OS Northings: 222384

OS Grid: TM178223

Mapcode National: GBR VRK.DND

Mapcode Global: VHLCS.3K8X

Entry Name: The Oaks Restaurant and the Old Bakehouse

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147697

English Heritage Legacy ID: 120318

Location: Thorpe-le-Soken, Tendring, Essex, CO16

County: Essex

District: Tendring

Civil Parish: Thorpe-le-Soken

Built-Up Area: Thorpe-le-Soken

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Thorpe-le-Soken

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

Find accommodation in
Thorpe le Soken

Listing Text


TM 1622-1722

(south-west side)

The Oaks Restaurant
and The Old Bakehouse


House, now restaurant, shop and 2 houses. C17/18, altered in C20. Timber
framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays facing NE with
stack in middle bay behind axis, forming a lobby-entrance. C18/19 extension to
right, with internal stack at end. At left end, catslide extension to rear,
with C20 extensions beyond. At right end, single-storey rear extension, roofed
with red clay corrugated tiles, connecting main block to C19 bakehouse of red
brick roofed with red clay pantiles. 2 storeys and attics. The Oaks
Restaurant, forming the original building, has on the ground floor one C19 sash
of 16 lights and a double splayed shopfront with C20 casements, and on the first
floor 3 early C19 sashes of 16 lights with crown glass; C19 double doors each of
4 panels, the upper panels glazed, and C20 half-glazed door between the splayed
bays. The Old Bakehouse, forming the right end, has on the ground floor a C20
shopfront, and on the first floor one C18/early C19 sash of 12 lights; C20
glazed door. Original winder stair in front of main stack. Chamfered
longitudinal beams with lamb's tongue stops, with plain joists of vertical
section. Primary straight bracing in walls. Wood-burning hearths, much

Listing NGR: TM1785122384

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.