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Post Office,sweet Shop and Video Library, Earls Colne

Description: Post Office,sweet Shop and Video Library

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 115933

OS Grid Reference: TL8583228878
OS Grid Coordinates: 585832, 228878
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9274, 0.7013

Location: 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

(south side)

8/85 Nos. 72-76 (evens)
(Post Office, Sweet
Shop and Video


House, now 3 shops. C14 and C17, altered in 1902. Timber framed, plastered
with exposed imitation framing and partly hung with red ornamental tiles, roofed
with red plain tiles. C14 crosswing at left, C17 main range possibly including
remnants of C13 open hall on same site. Front range 1902. 2 storeys. The
ground floor has 2 shopfronts, and entrance and early C20 casement to no. 72
(Post Office). First floor has 1:3:1 window range of early C20 sashes with
glazing bars in upper sashes only; sashes at each end have side-lights. Gable
at each end of front elevation. Pierced crested tiles on ridge. Much of the
original frame is exposed internally, with jowled posts, arch-braced wall
frames, and some smoke-blackened medieval rafters re-used in C17 raised roof of
the hall block (Wherein I Dwell, Earls Colne WEA, 1983, 34).

Listing NGR: TL8583228878

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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