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38 and 40, Brook Street, Colne Engaine

Description: 38 and 40, Brook Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 115855

OS Grid Reference: TL8473330398
OS Grid Coordinates: 584733, 230398
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9414, 0.6862

Locality: Colne Engaine
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO6 2JD

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Listing Text

(north side)

7/6 Nos. 38 and 40

- II

House, now divided into 2. Late C16, altered in C19 and C20. Timber framed,
plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 4 bays facing S with axial
stack, originally forming a lobby-entrance plan, now divided on line of stack.
Full-length catslide extension to rear, with 2 rear conservatories or glazed
porches. One storey with attics. 4 C20 casements and 2 more in gabled
half-dormers. 2 C20 doors in gabled porches. Roof raised. Concertina shafts
on axial stack, reduced in height. Truncated external stack at right end.
Jowled posts. No. 38 (at right) has plain longitudinal joists of horizontal
section in the right bay, and in the left bay a chamfered axial beam and
chamfered joists of horizontal section, all with lamb's tongue stops. The
internal partition has curved braces trenched into heavy studs, and at the upper
floor a C17 inserted doorway, now blocked. Large wood-burning hearth with
cupboard in right jamb, door missing. No. 40 not inspected internally.

Listing NGR: TL8473330398

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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