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5 and 7, East Street, Coggeshall

Description: 5 and 7, East Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 116121

OS Grid Reference: TL8506422583
OS Grid Coordinates: 585064, 222583
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8711, 0.6868

Location: East Street, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1SH

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

9/89 Nos. 5 and 7 (formerly
31.10.66 listed in the same
item as No. 3 (The


Pair of attached shops with houses over, now one house (no. 5) and one shop with
house over (no. 7). Early C19, incorporating some C15 structure. Timber
framed, weatherboarded, roofed with slate. Square plan facing S with shared
axial stack, external stack to left, and 2 rear stacks. C20 single-storey
extension with flat roof to rear centre. 3 storeys. 2 early C19 shopfronts
beneath full-width jetty. No. 5, at the left, has a bowed window of 24 lights
with narrow reeded pilasters with paterae; blocked doorway to left of it; half-
glazed door with blocked overlight to right; wrought iron bootscraper. No. 7,
at the right, has a similar window altered to a splayed bay of 1:4 vertical
lights; double half-glazed doors with marginal lights, and overlight with
geometrical tracery. Continuous simple moulded fascia over both shops at front
of jetty. The first and second floors each have early C19 sashes of 12 and 16
lights with crown and early sheet glass. No. 5 has an early C19 quarter-turn
stair with turned newels, wreathed and moulded mahogany handrail and stick
balusters; on the first floor is an early C19 fire surround, moulded with
paterae. No. 7 has a similar stair. No structure is visible, but framing
exposed in no. 9, to the right (item 9/90, q.v.) indicates that no. 7
incorporates the framing of a 2-storey 2-bay crosswing of a C15 hall house. In
the wallplate is an edge- halved scarf with sallied and bridled abutments. RCHM

Listing NGR: TL8506422583

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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