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78, High Street, Earls Colne

Description: 78, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 115934

OS Grid Reference: TL8585528871
OS Grid Coordinates: 585855, 228871
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9273, 0.7017

Location: A1124, Earls Colne, Essex CO6 2QX

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

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Listing Text

(south side)

8/86 No. 78


House, now commercial premises. C14, C16 and C19. Timber framed, plastered,
partly clad with painted brick, roofed with machine-made red plain tiles and
slate. C14 2-bay hall with inserted floor and originally storeyed bays each
end, and crosswing of c.1500 to left. Fragment of C16 stack. C17 and later
extensions to rear. 2 storeys and one storey with attics. Ground floor, 2 late
C19 sashes of 4 lights. First floor, one similar sash and one more in gabled
dormer. The crosswing is jettied to the street, with a square bay of similar
sashes below the jetty. C19 ornamental tile-hanging and dentilled bands in both
gables. C19 moulded and dentilled bargeboards on right gable, moulded
bargeboards on left gable. Much of the original frame is exposed internally.
Smoke-blackened rafters above hall. Crownpost roof in crosswing (Wherein I
Dwell, Earls Colne WEA, 1983, 41).

Listing NGR: TL8585528871

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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