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A Grade II Listed Building in Danbury, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7194 / 51°43'9"N

Longitude: 0.5613 / 0°33'40"E

OS Eastings: 577018

OS Northings: 205397

OS Grid: TL770053

Mapcode National: GBR PKV.4QT

Mapcode Global: VHJK9.P12R

Plus Code: 9F32PH96+PG

Entry Name: Dukes

Listing Date: 10 November 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1244320

English Heritage Legacy ID: 449357

Location: Danbury, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Danbury

Built-Up Area: Danbury

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Danbury St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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The name 'Dukes' is recorded in a law court case dated 1499 concerning, presumably,
this house which still bears the name. A timber-framed house built on a 'T' shaped
plan with the main block extending north and south. A floor was inserted in the
main block circa 1600. The south front, with 3 gables, has modern external
features. The centre able is of the early C17 and the east gable is later. The
west end has exposed timber-framing on a high brick plinth. 2 storeys. 3 window
range on the south front, C20 casements. Roof tiled (old tiles), with a central
rectangular chimney stack at the west end of the main block and 1 sloping-roofed
dormer between the gables to the main block. The interior has exposed timber-
framing, ceiling beams and joists. Central longitudinal main beams extend the
full length of both the main block and cross wing.

Listing NGR: TL7701805397

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