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21, Church Green, Coggeshall

Description: 21, Church Green

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 116062

OS Grid Reference: TL8547223047
OS Grid Coordinates: 585472, 223047
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8751, 0.6930

Location: Church Green, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1UD

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

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Listing Text

(north-west side)

6/31 No. 21 (formerly
31.10.66 listed in Church


House. Early C17, extended in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red plain tiles. Main range of 3 bays facing SE, with C19 external
stack at right end. C18/19 wing to rear of right end. Early C17 2-bay wing to
left, lower than main range, with C19 axial stack at the junction. C20 parallel
range to rear of both parts, completing a rectangular plan. One storey with
attics. Ground floor, 3 C19/20 casements and one C18 splayed oriel. First
floor, 2 C20 casements in one lean-to dormer with slate roof in left wing, 2 C19
horizontal sashes in gabled dormers in main range. C20 door. Projecting
through the front wall of the main range is the end of a beam, ovolo-moulded all
round, with a long tusk-tenon. Similar beam and tusk-tenon in left wing, not
moulded. In right return of rear wing, one C20 casement in flat-roofed dormer.
Jowled posts, primary straight bracing in studded walls. The right bay of the
main range has a chamfered axial beam with a lamb's tongue stop on one side, a
similar stop with a notch on the other side of the same end. The other beam,
projecting at the front and inserted at the bay post, is chamfered with lamb's
tongue stops. Plain joists of vertical section, sand-blasted. Clasped purlin
roof. In the left wing the beam projecting through the front wall is chamfered
with lamb's tongue and notch stops. Plain joists, the original ones of square
section, some replaced by later joists of vertical section. Inserted window in
left return, blocked by no. 19. Clasped purlin roof, one collar visible
externally in left return, the next collar missing, the next reduced in depth.
Both the main range and the left wing were originally of one storey, the floors
inserted soon after the initial construction. It is possible that one or both
were originally not domestic buildings. RCHM 4. Shown as an isolated house in
a map of 1731; the road was then called New Row (Essex Record Office, D/DU/

Listing NGR: TL8547223047

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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