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Spar Foodmarket, Earls Colne

Description: Spar Foodmarket

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 115917

OS Grid Reference: TL8566928955
OS Grid Coordinates: 585669, 228955
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9281, 0.6990

Locality: Earls Colne
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO6 2RB

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Listing Text

(north side)

8/69 No. 15
(Spar Foodmarket)


House, now shop. Mid-C15, extended in C16 and altered in C20. Timber framed
and plastered, with framing exposed on first floor front, roofed with handmade
red plain tiles. Mid-C15 front range with C16 commercial range to rear, forming
an L-plan. 2 storeys. Ground floor, C20 shopfront. First floor, 3 C19 sashes
with marginal lights. Curved bracing trenched outside studs. 2 blocked
original windows on first floor front. Stop-chamfered beams, arched-braced
tiebeams, crownpost roof. Documentary evidence indicates that the rear range
was built as weaving premises in 1566 (Wherein I Dwell, Earls Colne WEA, 1983,
50-1). RCHM 10.

Listing NGR: TL8566928955

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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