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83 and 85, High Street, Earls Colne

Description: 83 and 85, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 June 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 115928

OS Grid Reference: TL8593828873
OS Grid Coordinates: 585938, 228873
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9273, 0.7029

Location: 75 A1124, Earls Colne, Essex CO6 2RB

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

8/80 Nos. 83 and 85
21.6.62 (formerly listed as
House and Shop (Moy))


Wrongly shown on OS map as nos. 81 and 85. House, now house and shop. Early
C15, altered in mid-C16 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with red
plain tiles. Hall house with C16 axial stack in right bay, and 2 crosswings,
originally jettied to street, now underbuilt. Left crosswing now oversailed by
roof of nos. 79 and 81 (item 8/79, q.v.). Floor inserted in hall and roof
raised c.1540. 2 storeys. 3-window range of C20 casements, and small C20
shopfront in right wing. Half-glazed door. Stack rebuilt at top in late C19.
Stop-chamfered beams. Some smoke-blackened rafters re-used in raised roof.
This property and nos. 79 and 81 were under joint ownership for much of their
history, and have been roofed and sub-divided and re-combined without regard for
the divisions of the original structure (Wherein I Dwell, Earls Colne WEA, 1983,
42-3). RCHM 4.

Listing NGR: TL8593828873

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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