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The Crown and Thistle Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Chesterford, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0628 / 52°3'45"N

Longitude: 0.2001 / 0°12'0"E

OS Eastings: 550918

OS Northings: 242771

OS Grid: TL509427

Mapcode National: GBR MBG.PDD

Mapcode Global: VHHKX.FF41

Plus Code: 9F423672+42

Entry Name: The Crown and Thistle Inn

Listing Date: 26 November 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305558

English Heritage Legacy ID: 121896

Location: Great Chesterford, Uttlesford, Essex, CB10

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Great Chesterford

Built-Up Area: Great Chesterford

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Chesterford All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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The Crown and Thistle
TL 5042 28/319 26.11.51


Timber-framed and plastered building built circa 1500, with a cross wing at
the west end. A C19 flint and brick building which adjoins the east end now
forms part of the inn premises. The original part is plastered in panels on
the front, with a band of ornamental plasterwork extending across the front
between the storeys. Two storeys. Three window range, casements with glazing
bars. The ground storey has 3 small bays with tiled roofs. There are 3 gables
at the rear. Roof tiled, with an original chimney stack with 2 octagonal shafts.
The interior has a plaster fire surround of circa 1500. The C19 addition at
the east end is of flint with red brick quoins and dressings, 2 storeys, of
higher storey height than the original inn. Three window range, casements.
Roof slate with a brick dentilled eaves cornice. (RCHM 11).

Listing NGR: TL5095842837

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