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Description: 97, High Street
Date Listed: 23 January 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 115930
OS Grid Reference: TL8605128902
OS Grid Coordinates: 586051, 228902
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9275, 0.7045
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TL 8628-8728 EARLS COLNE HIGH STREET
9/82 No. 97 (Formerly listed
23.1.80 as Colne Place)
House. Early C19, incorporating remains of C17 and C18 houses. Gault brick in
Flemish bond, roofed with slate. Square plan with C19 2-storey extensions to
left and rear. 2 internal stacks. 3 storeys. 6-window range of sashes with
glazing bars in gauged cambered arches. Low-pitched hipped roofs with long
projecting eaves. Early C18 kitchen and brewhouse now incorporated in main
house. Original staircase with turned balusters and moulded handrail. Early C19
detailing throughout, including fire surrounds and segmental panelled doors.
Colne Place was the childhood home of Thomas Fowell Buxton from 1786 to 1809,
colleague and successor to William Wilberforce in the campaign for the abolition
of slavery. (Wherein I Dwell, Earls Colne WEA, 1983, 65).
Listing NGR: TL8605128902
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Source: English Heritage
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