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St Anne's Castle Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Leighs, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8264 / 51°49'35"N

Longitude: 0.5057 / 0°30'20"E

OS Eastings: 572772

OS Northings: 217167

OS Grid: TL727171

Mapcode National: GBR PJF.GP6

Mapcode Global: VHJJP.QC67

Plus Code: 9F32RGG4+H7

Entry Name: St Anne's Castle Inn

Listing Date: 19 June 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338459

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112655

Location: Great and Little Leighs, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Great and Little Leighs

Built-Up Area: Great Leighs

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great and Little Leighs and Little Waltham

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

5213 LEIGHS (East Side)
St Anne's Castle Inn
TL 71 NW 2/678


The present Inn stands on the site of a hermitage known as St Anne's where pilgrims
rested on their way to and from the tomb of St Thomas a Becket. At the dissolution
in 1571 it was given to Thomas Jennings and in l636 a Will Chandler is recorded
as being "keeper of the Innes at Pleshie and St Annes. An Inn is shown on the
site on Ogilby's map of 1675. Thepresent building is early C19, painted brick.
2 storeys. 3 window range, double-hung sashes with glazing bars, in plain reveals.
The ground storey has 3 canted bays on the front. The doorways have panelled
reveals, architraves with corner roundels and cornice hoods. Roof slate, hipped,
with a paired bracketted eaves soffit.

Listing NGR: TL7277217167

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

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