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Priory Cottage, Earls Colne

Description: Priory Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 June 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 115964

OS Grid Reference: TL8642728759
OS Grid Coordinates: 586427, 228759
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9261, 0.7099

Location: A1124, Earls Colne, Essex CO6 2PG

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

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Listing Text


9/116 No. 35 Priory Cottage
21.6.62 (Formerly listed under
High Street)


House. Circa 1670, altered and extended in C18 and C19. Flint and red brick
rubble with dressings of red brick, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Early
C19 alterations in gault brick. 3-bay and chimney-bay plan facing NE, towards
entrance to Colne Priory. Early C19 L-shaped extension to SW, projecting
forwards to Upper Holt Street at end. 2 storeys. NE front has 4-window range
of C18 sashes with glazing bars and segmental heads; 3 windows are now blocked
and painted to represent sashes; 2 C20 casements. Original entrance has C18
double doors. Roof hipped. Early C19 extension, gabled to street, has one
original sash with thin glazing bars and gauged brick arch in right return.
Linking range has colonnade of 4 timber posts with central glazed double doors
and blocked window opening above. C17 stop-chamfered beams and joists. C17
side-purlin roof. C17, C18 and C19 internal doors (Wherein I Dwell, Earls Colne
WEA, 1983, 67-8).

Listing NGR: TL8642728759

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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