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The Old Bakery

A Grade II Listed Building in Purleigh, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6864 / 51°41'11"N

Longitude: 0.6655 / 0°39'55"E

OS Eastings: 584347

OS Northings: 201991

OS Grid: TL843019

Mapcode National: GBR QMQ.72C

Mapcode Global: VHJKC.HW52

Plus Code: 9F32MMP8+H5

Entry Name: The Old Bakery

Listing Date: 30 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337435

English Heritage Legacy ID: 117431

Location: Purleigh, Maldon, Essex, CM3

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Purleigh

Built-Up Area: Purleigh

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Purleigh All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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The Old Bakery

House and ancillary buildings. Early C18, extended in early C19. Timber
framed, partly plastered, partly tile-hung, partly clad with red brick in
Flemish bond, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Ancillary buildings
weatherboarded with slate roof, and of red brick in Flemish bond roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays facing S with central stack, originally forming
a lobby-entrance (now blocked). Extended to right by one bay, with parallel
range to rear, and one rear stack, in early C19. C19 brick stable block to
right, converted to a bakehouse, originally freestanding, later connected to
house by weatherboarded link. 2 storeys. 3-window range of early C19 sashes of
12 lights, with crown glass. Front elevation hung with plain and convex-edged
tiles. Right return of brick, with on the ground floor one early C19 sash of 16
lights, and on the first floor one early C19 sash of 12 lights. Flush 4-panel
door in right return. 2 wood-burning hearths, reduced for C20 grates.
Chamfered transverse beams. The stable block has one C20 casement on the ground
floor, and on the first floor one C19 casement and one blocked window aperture.
Halved door. It contains a coal-fired side-flue baker's oven, c.1890, which was
in commercial use until 1959.

Listing NGR: TL8434701991

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