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Messing Park

A Grade II* Listed Building in Messing-cum-Inworth, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8287 / 51°49'43"N

Longitude: 0.7471 / 0°44'49"E

OS Eastings: 589393

OS Northings: 218026

OS Grid: TL893180

Mapcode National: GBR RMD.9PG

Mapcode Global: VHKG8.W9TF

Plus Code: 9F32RPHW+FR

Entry Name: Messing Park

Listing Date: 7 April 1965

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224649

English Heritage Legacy ID: 420750

Location: Messing-cum-Inworth, Colchester, Essex, CO5

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Civil Parish: Messing-cum-Inworth

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Messing All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Messing Park
TL 81 NE 15/27 7.4.65
Early C18 house in pale red brick, extensively altered in early C19, when a
facade was added to 3 sides in grey gault brick. Two storeys. North east front
is 5 window range double hung, vertical sliding sashes with glazing bars. Centre
front breaks forward, with fine Doric porch. Parapet wall. Originally there
was a 'Venetian' window and pediment at parapet level, but the pediment, and
semi-circular window head have been removed. North-west front has 2 two storey
bays, serpentine on plan, with central doorway and double hung vertical sliding
sashes built on the curve. South-east front has double hung sashes in recessed
segmental arches and pilasters. High brick plinth. Roofs grey slate and red
plain tile. Hipped. C19 and C20 extensions at rear linking with C18 brick
outbuildings, 2 storey red plain tile roofs, windows at rear include 2 semi-circular
headed C18 casements. Internally there is a fine circa 1700 staircase, with
moulded handrail and turned balustrers. Doors, ironmongery, ceiling covings,
fireplace surrounds all of high quality and dating from circa 1800. Cellars
have some C16 brickwork and a C16 mullioned window not in-situ.

Listing NGR: TL8939318026

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