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20, 22 and 24, High Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great Dunmow, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8718 / 51°52'18"N

Longitude: 0.363 / 0°21'46"E

OS Eastings: 562777

OS Northings: 221888

OS Grid: TL627218

Mapcode National: GBR NGB.NLS

Mapcode Global: VHJJF.76SX

Plus Code: 9F32V9C7+P6

Entry Name: 20, 22 and 24, High Street

Listing Date: 16 February 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1359637

English Heritage Legacy ID: 353302

ID on this website: 101359637

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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8/39 No. 20, 22, 24


Shops, formerly house. Late C14, 2 storey and timber framed and plastered.
Former 'H' plan hall house with hipped peg tile roofs to front and gable on rear
of S crosswing. N crosswing is very long and has gabled, slate roofed and
weatherboarded extension behind. The first floor of the front has 2 double hung
sash windows to each crosswing with a double hung sashed canted, oriel bay
window and single similar sash window in hall block. Ground floor has 2 C20
shopfronts (no. 24)an early C19 shopfront to No. 22 and a more original early
C19 shopfront to No. 20, with thin edge pilasters, painted timber stallrisers
and double entrance door. Coved eaves to front and lean-to extension on S end
with slate roof and single first floor double hung sash window. Fragments of
old pargetting on front. Interior reveals remains of elaborate and large hall-
house of the late C14 with 2 crosswings, steeply raking central tie beam with
moulded chamfers and top plates, elaborate crown posts over crosswings and
hall, with 4 way bracing and moulded capitals and bases. N crosswing shows
remains of end smoke bay that was open to the roof. Both crosswings were
formerly jettied. Timber cased yard pump to rear of 20.

Listing NGR: TL6277721888

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