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Latitude: 51.788 / 51°47'16"N
Longitude: 0.1407 / 0°8'26"E
OS Eastings: 547745
OS Northings: 212096
OS Grid: TL477120
Mapcode National: GBR LDC.SGN
Mapcode Global: VHHM7.DB74
Plus Code: 9F32Q4QR+67
Entry Name: Harlowbury
Listing Date: 16 June 1977
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1306455
English Heritage Legacy ID: 119523
Location: Harlow, Essex, CM17
Electoral Ward/Division: Old Harlow
Built-Up Area: Harlow
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Harlow St Mary and St Hugh with St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL 41 SE 2/1 Harlowbury
C13 timber-framed Abbotts' Palace formerly belonging to the Abbey of Bury
St Edmunds, the aisles were removed and the whole encased in mid C19 stock
brick. Plan, cruciform roof steeply pitched and clad with peg-tiles,
hipped end gabled; with a dentilled brick eaves-band-cellars beneath house.
West range 4 bays, east range 2 bays. Whole of 2 storeys with C19 sash
windows, paned, beneath rubbed brick arches. Projecting bay at centre
of front contains porch, its roof gabled. Timber-framed and rendered
wing at north. Insider the main range contains the original roof of the
great hall, this is notch lap-jointed and under-raftered, and was built
after the older cross wing roof that is also notch lap-jointed and inside
which a C14 crown post system was intruded. The top-plates of both roofs
are splayed (RCHM5).
Listing NGR: TL4774512096
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