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Coggeshall House, Coggeshall

Description: Coggeshall House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 December 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 116108

OS Grid Reference: TL8530622864
OS Grid Coordinates: 585306, 222864
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8736, 0.6905

Location: Church Street, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1UB

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

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Listing Text

(south-east side)

9/76 No. 82 (Coggeshall
19.7.82 House)


House. C14 and C16, altered in 1897. Timber framed, plastered with exposed
imitation framing, partly clad with red brick in Flemish bond with stone
dressings. Main range facing NW with axial stacks at right end and to right of
centre, and internal rear stack near left end. Lower one-bay range to right,
and C19 lean-to extension beyond, weatherboarded with slate roof. Large
extension to rear left in Tudor style. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 3 sashes with
chamfered stone surrounds and hood moulds of brick, 1897. First floor, 3 square
oriels of 3 transomed lights, each on 4 plain brackets, with rectangular
leading, gabled roofs, carved bargeboards, pendants and finials, 1897. Also 3
casements with rectangular leading. The main door, to left of centre, has 4
linenfold panels, a Tudor head with carved spandrels and moulded stone surround,
1897. Plain door at right end of main range, with plain overlight and double-
chamfered stone surround. Carved wooden fascia, 1897. Both roofs hipped. 2
octagonal shafts in Tudor style on each stack. Carved bargeboards, finial and
pendant, 1897, on right gable of main range. The front elevation is clad with
brick up to first-floor level, probably indicating a full-length jetty,
underbuilt, and above, imitation framing in early C17 West Midlands style. The
whole house has been altered in Tudor style, outside and inside, in 1897, and
little of the original framing is visible. Jowled posts in both ranges.
Chamfered axial beams with lamb's tongue stops in both ranges, late C16. The
short right range has exposed plain joists of horizontal section, and deep wall
bracing of ogee curvature trenched into the studs, similar to that of No. 30,
Church Street (item 9/61, q.v.). The main range has original framing exposed in
the upper part of one cross-wall, with near-straight bracing trenched into the

Listing NGR: TL8530622864

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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