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Cottage and Country Gardens, Coggeshall

Description: Cottage and Country Gardens

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 116122

OS Grid Reference: TL8506922584
OS Grid Coordinates: 585069, 222584
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8711, 0.6869

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)

9/90 No. 9 (Cottage and
31.10.66 Country Gardens)
(formerly listed as
No. 9 (House and shop)
(Seatons Cafe))


House, now shop and house. Circa 1600, extended in early C17, altered in C20.
Timber framed, plastered and weatherboarded, roofed with handmade red plain
tiles. Main range of 2 bays facing S, with stack to rear of left bay. Early
C17 2-bay wing to rear of right bay and stack, with external stack at rear
right. Minor rear extensions, subject to planning application at tine of
survey, May 1987. Ground floor, one late C19 tripartite sash of 2-2-2 lights,
and C20 shopfront in early C19 style below shallow full-length jetty; C20
half-glazed door with plain overlight. First floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 16
lights with crown glass. Roof hipped at right. Weatherboarded dado on part of
right return. Rear elevation weatherboarded, with 2 early C19 sashes of 16 and
24 lights respectively, with crown glass, on first floor. Rear door of re-used
hardwood floorboards. Underbuilt jetty, in addition to the shallow jetty
apparent externally; bressumer missing. Chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue
stops, plain joists of vertical section. Wide wood-burning hearth, mantel beam
chamfered with lamb's tongue and notch stops. Inserted post in middle of shop.
In rear wing, chamfered binding beam on ledged posts, chamfered axial beam with
lamb's tongue and notch stops, plain joists of vertical section; C19 brick
nogging in left wall. Wide wood-burning hearth at rear reduced c.1800. On
first floor of main range the framing of the crosswing to the left is exposed,
with trenched curved bracing, smoke-blackened from the hall which formerly
occupied this site (see item 9/89). C18 inserted hearth with curved back,
mantel beam unchamfered because originally covered by fire surround, missing.
Over right bay, chamfered axial beam with step stops at one end only, re-used.
Roof rebuilt. RCHM 64.

Listing NGR: TL8506922584

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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