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Rushmore House, Coggeshall

Description: Rushmore House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116069

OS Grid Reference: TL8508322658
OS Grid Coordinates: 585083, 222658
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8718, 0.6871

Location: Church Street, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1TU

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

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Listing Text

(north-west side)

9/38 No. 15 (Rushmore


House, now shop and house. C16 or earlier and C18/early C19, altered in late
C19 and C20. Timber framed, roughcast render and plaster, roofed with grey
slate, gault stacks. Main range facing SE with internal stack at left end and
rear wing at right end, C18. Wing to rear of left end, C16 or earlier, with
stack at the junction. 2 storeys and attic. At left, late C19/early C20
shopfront with splayed windows of 1-2-1 and 1-2 lights, recessed double half-
glazed doors with overlights; three 4-centred arches with carved spandrels below
dentilled and moulded fascia. At right, C20 shopfront with single window.
First floor, 3 C18 sashes of 12 lights with crown glass. Moulded cornice and
plain parapet, both continuing along right return and rear elevation of right
wing. Right return, early C19 double 3-panel doors, full-length tented canopy
repaired with felt, and on first floor, 2 C18/early C19 sahses of 16 lights.
Hipped roof. The rear elevation of the right wing has one C18 sash of 12 lights
with crown glass on each floor; 2 more on the upper right elevation of the left
wing. In the rear left wing most of the timber frame is concealed by interior
finishes, but one binding beam with double ogee mouldings is exposed, jointed to
wallposts at each end; blocked mortices for missing axial beams to front and
rear of it. The rear right wing has an early C19 quarter-turn stair with turned
newels, painted wreathed handrail, stick balusters and scrolled tread-ends. On
each floor of it is an early/mid C19 half-glazed door with 9 lights; on the
first-floor landing is an early C19 semi- elliptical arch.

Listing NGR: TL8507622662

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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