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The Old Rectory, Colne Engaine

Description: The Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 115878

OS Grid Reference: TL8462330834
OS Grid Coordinates: 584623, 230834
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9454, 0.6848

Location: Colne Engaine, Essex CO6 2HH

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

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/29 The Old Rectory
18.12.86 (Formerly listed under
Booses Green)

Wrongly shown on OS map as Rectory. House. Early C19, incorporating fragment
of an earlier building, extended in late C19. Mainly of plastered brick, roofed
with slate; earlier wing timber framed, clad with painted brick, roofed with
handmade red plain tiles; late C19 extension in painted brick with slate roof.
Double pile plan facing SE, with 2 internal stacks symmetrically arranged. C19
external stack to rear right, with single-storey earlier wing beyond. Late C19/
early C20 lean-to extension to right of it. Late C19 extension to rear left.
Early C20 conservatory to left of main range. 2 storeys. 3-window range of
original sashes of 12 lights. Central 6-panel dooor, overlight with geometrical
tracery, doorcase with 2 columns and open pediment, 2 stone steps. Entrance set
slightly back from main elevation. Hipped roof of shallow pitch. Original stair
with wreathed handrail and stick balusters. On ground floor, original 6-panel
internal doors and skirtings. On first floor, 4-panel doors. A local guidebook
reports that the house was built in 1825 for Dr. A.W. Trollope (rector 1814-27),
and the left rear wing added by William Webster (rector 1865-70). (Colne
Engaine, the Story of an Essex Parish, unsigned, undated but c. 1975).

Listing NGR: TL8462330834

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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