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Padua Verona, Coggeshall

Description: Padua Verona

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 116078

OS Grid Reference: TL8518322783
OS Grid Coordinates: 585183, 222783
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8729, 0.6886

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

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Listing Text

(north-west side)

9/47 Nos. 51, 53 (Padua)
2.5.53 and 55 (Verona)
(formerly listed as
Padua and Verona)


House, now 3 houses. Circa 1570, altered in early C19 and C20. Timber framed,
plastered with exposed framing, roofed with handmade red plain tiles and some
slate. 4 bays facing SE with stack behind axis in second bay from left end.
Catslide extensions to rear, roofed with tiles behind no. 55 and with slate
behind no. 53. C20 2-storey extension to rear of no. 51, weatherboarded with
flat roof. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 10+10 lights with
crown glass, and one early C19 butcher's shopfront (no. 55); this has 24 lights,
a moulded sill, and a grill across the top of turned balusters, returning to the
right. First floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 5+10 lights with crown glass, one C20
replica, and one C20 sash of 6+6 lights. No. 51, 6-panel door, 4 fielded and
moulded, 2 glazed, with flat canopy on scrolled brackets; one stone step. Nos.
53 and 55 each have a plain boarded door. No. 55 has a panel over the door with
a diagonal pattern of vents. No. 5 has a wrought iron bootscraper. Full-
length jetty, underbuilt with exposed nailed studding, with original bressumer
richly carved with grotesque scrolls, foliage and a merchant's mark, mutilated
at the right end. Above the jetty, original close studding with serpentine
bracing trenched into it, partly missing; at the left end a panel of wattle and
daub is exposed behind glass. Moulded eaves cornice. The right return has
exposed close studding with trenched 'Suffolk' bracing above first-floor level,
plastered below. iloulded transverse and axial beams. Joists of horizontal
section with simple roll-moulded arrises. The large wood-burning hearth of no.
53 has been rebuilt. Trenched serpentine bracing in partition walls. No. 53
has an C18 quarter-turn stair with at the top a moulded handrail and turned
balusters; on the first floor an early C19 cast iron grate with medallions in
low relief. Clasped purlin roof with arched wind-bracing, complete and
unaltered. RCHM 11.

Listing NGR: TL8518322783

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Source: English Heritage

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