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The Greyhound, Coggeshall

Description: The Greyhound

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 116090

OS Grid Reference: TL8512722673
OS Grid Coordinates: 585127, 222673
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8719, 0.6878

Location: Church Street, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1TX

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

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Listing Text

(south-east side)

9/59 No. 26 (The Greyhound)
31.10.66 (formerly listed as
No. 26 (The Greyhound


Wrongly shown on OS map as P.H. House. C15 and C16, altered in C18 and C20.
Timber framed, plastered, roofed with machine-made red plain tiles. Main range
of 2 bays facing NW, C16, with 2 rear stacks. To rear of left bay, 2-bay wing
jettied to right, C15, and C19/20 higher extension beyond. C18 2-storey
extension to rear of right bay, enclosing jetty, and C20 single-storey extension
with flat roof beyond. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 2 early C19 tripartite sashes
of 4-16-4 lights. First floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 16 lights, with crown
glass, and one C20 sash in similar style over door. Early C19 6-panel door set
back, on line of original front wall, with curved plaster each side; the
remainder of the full-length jetty is underbuilt. Over the door a section of
timber is exposed, carved with flowers in a diaper design, apparently the
bressumer which elsewhere is concealed by plaster. Chamfered axial beam,
unstopped; plain joists of horizontal section, jointed to it with unrefined
soffit tenons. Jowled posts. Curved braces trenched inside the studs. Studs
removed from ground-floor partition between the bays. The left wall of the left
ground-floor room is fully lined with C18 pine panelling. Modern stair in early
C19 style. The rear wing has a crownpost roof, with cambered middle tiebeam,
chamfered brace to it, and chamfered square crownpost; upper part inaccessible.
This was The Greyhound Inn until 1972. RCHM 26.

Listing NGR: TL8513422667

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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