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23-27, Bridge Street, Witham

Description: 23-27, Bridge Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 March 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 113479

OS Grid Reference: TL8182114103
OS Grid Coordinates: 581821, 214103
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7960, 0.6353

Location: 37 Bridge Street, Witham, Essex CM8 1BU

Locality: Witham
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM8 1BU

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Listing Text

(South-East Side)
Nos 23 to 27 (odd)
TL 8114 2/75 1.3.50.

11* GV

Originally 2 early C16 timber-framed and plastered houses, gabled on the
front. The space between them was infilled in the C17 when a separate
house was built also gabled on the front. The 3 gables are jettied on
the 1st storey at different levels, on exposed beams. The front has exposed
timber framing. (Formerly it was considered to be a C16 house with cross
wings Cf RCHM (41).) 2 storeys. - 3 window range, Cl9 mid C20 casements.
The ground storey has the remains of moulded heads and carved sills to
originl shallow bay windows. The bressumer to No 27 is moulded and carved
and supported on brackets carved with a gloned hand, cock, hen and foliage.
There is also a carved beam at the base of the south west gable. The interior
has some moulded and carved timber work.

Nos 23 to 27 (odd) form a group with Nos 10 and 12.

Listing NGR: TL8182114103

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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