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Saracens Head Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Dunmow, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8728 / 51°52'22"N

Longitude: 0.3626 / 0°21'45"E

OS Eastings: 562742

OS Northings: 221998

OS Grid: TL627219

Mapcode National: GBR NGB.GJ7

Mapcode Global: VHJJF.76J4

Plus Code: 9F32V9F7+42

Entry Name: Saracens Head Public House

Listing Date: 7 February 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1328240

English Heritage Legacy ID: 353296

ID on this website: 101328240

Location: Great Dunmow, Uttlesford, Essex, CM6

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Great Dunmow

Built-Up Area: Great Dunmow

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Dunmow St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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8/21 Saracen's Head P.H.
7.2.54 No.2

Public House/Hotel, C16 and C18. Timber framed and plastered, 2 storeys with
attics with gabled peg tile roof, parallel to street, with 3 equal peg tiled
gables at rear. The front has wide overhanging eaves, an off-centre red brick
stack and small stack at SE roof end. Upper floor has painted plaster fascia
band and below, 7 double hung sash windows with moulded surrounds and single
central vertical glazing bar. Ground floor has 6 similar windows and off-centre
broken pedimented doorcase and Doric pilasters and with shelf for bust in
tympanum. To the rear is a 2 storey timber framed, slate roofed gabled
extension and is continued as a 1 storey and attics, peg tile roofed extension
with C20 gabled dormer. The interior reveals a mid C16 timber framed structure
with chamfered joists and much alterations works of the mid to late C18. A
staircase with turned balusters of mid C18 is supported on a Tuscan newel post
with a 'swollen column like' plinth. On the first floor is an unusual Serliana
like, internal doorcase with pedimented heads, scroll brackets with Gothick
panelling, with a flat entablature either side over contemporary fitted
cupboards. All have original 6 panel raised and fielded doors. Some fragments
of C17 panelling. (RCHM 20).

Listing NGR: TL6274221998

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