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22-26, Lower Holt Street, Earls Colne

Description: 22-26, Lower Holt Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 June 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 115951

OS Grid Reference: TL8655228784
OS Grid Coordinates: 586552, 228784
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9263, 0.7117

Location: A1124, Earls Colne, Essex CO6 2PH

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

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Listing Text

(south side)

9/103 Nos. 22-26 (evens)
21.6.62 (formerly listed as
Nos. 1, 2, and 3,
Tudor Cottage)


House, now divided into-3 cottages. C15, extended in C18. Timber framed,
plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. The main range facing NW is
divided into no. 24, at the right end, with an axial stack, and no. 26, at the
left end, with an end stack. A C17 extension behind no. 24 is now no. 22. One
storey with attics. 3 C20 leaded casements and 4 more in gabled dormers. 2 C20
doors (no. 24 with flanking lights) both with flat canopies on brackets. In no.
24 the end of a floor beam projects through the front wall and is tusk-tenoned;
it projects at the rear also, but the tenon is missing. The left bay of no. 24
has this beam and a connecting axial beam, both chamfered with step stops, and
chamfered joists of horizontal section with step stops supported on pegged
clamps, comprising a floor inserted.c.1560. Large wood-burning hearth facing to
left, late C16, with re-used moulded and carved mantel beam, early C16. The
right bay has a C17 inserted floor, with runout stops on the beams and plain
joists of vertical section, and heavily smoke-blackened rafters. Interior of
no. 26 not examined. No. 22 has an end stack, probably external originally but
later enclosed, and plain joists of vertical section. (Wherein I Dwell, Earls
Colne WEA, 1983, 66-7).

Listing NGR: TL8655228784

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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