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The Old School House, Colne Engaine

Description: The Old School House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 115856

OS Grid Reference: TL8491730344
OS Grid Coordinates: 584917, 230344
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9409, 0.6888

Location: Brook Street, Colne Engaine, Essex CO6 2EU

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

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Listing Text

(south side)

7/7 The Old School House


Elementary school, now a house. 1846. Pebble rubble with dressings of gault
brick and limestone, roofed with decorative 5-sided slates. Main range facing
E, with entrance block projecting forwards, forming an irregular T-plan.
Original internal stack at rear, opposite entrance block, and C20 stack to right
of it. C20 rear wing of yellow brick, roofed with plain slates. One storey. 2
C20 casements in original apertures. C20 double doors with 2-centred head in
original moulded stone surround, shafted jambs with capitals and bases in brick
dressings. In each return of entrance block, one original transomed light with
2-centred head. Brick quoins. Low-pitched roof. 2 octagonal brick shafts.
The C20 rear extension is executed sympathetically with the main building. The
front windows are not, but the original apertures are undisturbed. Included for
group value.

Listing NGR: TL8491730344

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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