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Latitude: 51.7843 / 51°47'3"N
Longitude: 0.6878 / 0°41'16"E
OS Eastings: 585491
OS Northings: 212931
OS Grid: TL854129
Mapcode National: GBR QLL.0QF
Mapcode Global: VHJJZ.VFZ0
Entry Name: Beacons
Listing Date: 10 August 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1309017
English Heritage Legacy ID: 118940
Location: Great Totham, Maldon, Essex, CM8
Civil Parish: Great Totham
Built-Up Area: Wickham Bishops
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Great Totham St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
464/4/104 BEACON HILL
House. 1902-3. A.H. Mackmurdo. Red brick with some rough rendering. Red plain tiled roofs. 3 attached diagonal shaft red brick chimney stacks visible from south face of house. Asymmetric plan, the main range 2 storeys with gabled 2 storey bays to left and right, first floor red tiled porch between, 2 storey range to left and right of the bays, a 2 storey and attic with gabled dormer and sun porch to far right and a flat roofed single storey extension to far left, this with patio doors. 2:1:2:1:2:2 window range to first floor including angle oriel to fifth range which has a roof hipped to right with gablet. One window to each ground floor range excepting the 2 right ranges, windows mainly square leaded casements of 2 or 3 lights, some mullioned some with mullions and transoms, moulded surrounds. Small paned bay to left range. Half glazed door. A large square observation tower rises from the roof ridge above the door. The base of red brick and hanging tiles, paired windows to each face, red tiled pyramidal roof with moulded eaves cornice and ball finial. North face with large covered carriageway to doorway with fluted Ionic pilasters.
Group Value with the 1903 former gardener's cottage, Beacons Cottage, also by Mackmurdo.
Listing NGR: TL8549112931
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