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26, High Street, Halstead

Description: 26, High Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 February 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 113902

OS Grid Reference: TL8138930678
OS Grid Coordinates: 581389, 230678
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9450, 0.6377

Location: 38 High Street, Halstead CO9 1LS

Locality: Halstead
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO9 1LS

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Listing Text

(North-West Side)
No 26
TL 8130 NW 1/26 24.2.50.


Originally a College or Chantry House, founded under the will of Bartholomew,
Lord Bouchier in 1411. Of original building only a small part remains with
a C19 addition to the street front and a C16 enlargement on the north side.
The original building has a very fine elaborate roof construction, visible on
the 1st floor. There are parts of an original hammer beam roof, one with a
terminal carved angel, and parts of an embattled cornice with traceried panels.
Side purlins and ridge piece. Collar arches are spur tied. The C16 upper storey
projects on south-west side and there are some moulded ceiling beams. 2 storeys,
timber-framed and plastered with red plain tile roof. Externally of little architectural
value, but remaining parts of interior rich in detail. (RCHM 2).

Listing NGR: TL8138930678

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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