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1, Bridge Street, Coggeshall

Description: 1, Bridge Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 116053

OS Grid Reference: TL8498622535
OS Grid Coordinates: 584986, 222535
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8707, 0.6856

Location: Bridge Street, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1NP

Locality: Coggeshall
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO6 1NP

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Listing Text

(east side)

9/22 No. 1 (formerly listed
31.10.66 in Market End)


House and shop. C17, extended in early C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered,
roofed with handmade red plain tiles and slate. 2-bay main range facing NW (to
Market End) and 2-bay wing to rear of left bay, with internal stack at the
junction. Early C19 wing extending along Bridge Street, facing W. 2 storeys,
cellar and attic. Elevation to Market End, ground floor, one early C19 sash of
16 lights with crown glass, and C19 shop window of 4 narrow vertical lights with
2 fluted pilasters, plain fascia and shallow canopy; first floor, one tripartite
sash of 4-16-4 lights; C19 horizontal sash of 12 lights in gabled dormer. The
same shopfront extends round the obtuse angle into the Bridge Street elevation,
with similar window, pilasters, fascia and canopy, and half-glazed door and
overlight splayed on the angle. The Bridge Street elevation has also an early
C19 shopfront of 40 lights (the bottom line of 10 lights blocked) with a door to
the left, 3 fluted pilasters, plain fascia and moulded shallow canopy, and on
the first floor 2 similar tripartite sashes and one sash of 3+6 lights; one C19
horizontal sash of 12 lights in attic gable. The roofs of the Market End range
and rear wing are tiled; the roof of the Bridge Street wing is of shallow pitch
and slated, and the rear elevation is weatherboarded. In the main range is a
chamfered axial beam, mainly boxed in; joists plastered to the soffits. 2
wood-burning hearths back to back, each with a rounded right splay; the front
hearth is reduced to form a coal-burning hearth and an arched recess to the
right of it. Under alteration at time of survey, May 1987. Known as The Green
Dragon Inn in the C18 (G.F. Beaumont, A History of Coggeshall in Essex, 1890,
233). RCHM 78.

Listing NGR: TL8498622535

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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