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38, Market Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Old Harlow, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7834 / 51°47'0"N

Longitude: 0.1307 / 0°7'50"E

OS Eastings: 547074

OS Northings: 211564

OS Grid: TL470115

Mapcode National: GBR LDJ.3W4

Mapcode Global: VHHM7.6FZP

Entry Name: 38, Market Street

Listing Date: 19 June 1981

Last Amended: 21 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337037

English Heritage Legacy ID: 119495

Location: Harlow, Essex, CM17

County: Essex

District: Harlow

Town: Harlow

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

Originally part of The Crown Public House (qv), in separate ownership earlier this century and now part of The Crown Public House once more. C15 building, modified in C18 and refronted in late C19. Timberframed building, originally jetted. Exterior now plastered with single pitched slate roof to front with brick chimneystack and rear wing gambrel-roofed and peg-tiled. Three storeys; one window. C20 casement to second floor, C20 12 pane sash to first floor and C20 tripartite sash to ground floor. Rear elevation is weatherboarded and has flat topped dormer, Interior has exposed frame including floor joists of square section to ground floor, jowled posts to first floor. Ground floor has two very rare panels of wall paintings of c. 1700 depicting red and yellow flowers. These are an imitation of Chinese-inspired wallpapers to avoid the wallpaper tax of1712-1836 and high price.

Listing NGR: TL4707411564

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

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