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Over Hall, Colne Engaine

Description: Over Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 115872

OS Grid Reference: TL8623230818
OS Grid Coordinates: 586232, 230818
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9447, 0.7082

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

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Listing Text

(south side)

3/23 Over Hall


House. Early C19. Red brick in Flemish bond with tuck pointing, roofed with
slate. Rectangular main block facing W, with 2 service wings to rear. 2
storeys. Ground floor, 4 French windows with some crown glass. First floor, 5
sashes of 12 lights with shallow segmental arches of gauged brick, with original
external sliding louvred shutters. Central double half-glazed doors with
overlight, Greek Doric portico with triglyph frieze and guttae, and 4 stone
steps. 4 plain giant pilasters. Terrace with tented metal canopy on cast iron
stanchions. Long overhanging eaves, hipped roof of shallow pitch. The right
return has 2 similar French windows, and on the first floor 2 similar sashes
(without shutters) and one round window with radial tracery. The interior has 2
original staircases with slender turned balusters, 6-panel door, and numerous
original features. A bargain and sale of 1810 records that the property was
sold by lsaac Brown and John Share to John Jeremiah Mayhew. An inscription 'NIA
1834' is burned into the wood below the stairs. A slate was found in the roof
inscribed 'John White, Earl's Colne, May the 21, 1831, Z. Rogers, J. Newport,

Listing NGR: TL8623230818

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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