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A Grade II Listed Building in Wickham Bishops, Essex

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1309017

English Heritage Legacy ID: 118940

Location: Great Totham, Maldon, Essex, CM8

County: Essex

District: Maldon

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

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Listing Text


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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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