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Thaddeus, Coggeshall

Description: Thaddeus

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 116125

OS Grid Reference: TL8511622590
OS Grid Coordinates: 585116, 222590
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8712, 0.6875

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)

9/93 Nos. 21 and 23
31.10.66 (Thaddeus) (formerly
listed as No. 23
(Thadews House) and
No. 21 (The Cottage))


House and cottage. Circa 1600, altered in C18, early C19, and C20. Timber
framed, plastered and weatherboarded, roofed with handmade red plain tiles and
slate. Main range of 4 bays facing S. Central stack, altered to form 2 hearths
with an entrance-passage between. C18/early C19 full-length 2-storey extension
to rear, mainly with catslide roof, but raised in C20 to form a flat roof at
left end and a shallow slate roof at right end, and C18 rear wing near right
end, with axial stack. 2 storeys. 4-window range of C20 sashes. No. 21 has a
4-panel door and one stone step. No. 23 has a 6-panel door, 4 panels fielded, 2
glazed, in an eared doorcase with rusticated pilasters, pulvinated frieze, and
dentilled and moulded pediment; one stone step. Moulded wooden eaves cornice
with wrought iron gutter brackets. Stack rebuilt above roof in C19, with a
diaper pattern of black bricks on red bricks. Evidence of underbuilt jetty in
bay to left of stack. Chamfered transverse and axial beams, with lamb's tongue
stops on some, others unstopped. C18 hearth facing to left, with curved
interior, but back brought forward to make passage. C20 grate facing to right.
Much internal studding removed. Jowled posts, some of the jowls mutilated. In
front right corner, early C19 corner cupboard with arched head and profiled
shelves, doors missing. In rear lean-to, early C19 straight stair with turned
newels, mahogany handrail, stick balusters and closed string; the balustrade
continues round both sides on first floor. Early C19 half-glazed door with 9
lights and crown glass into rear wing. Other early doors on first floor, of
various types. Clasped purlin roof with arched wind-braces in one bay only.
No. 23 was named Bucks until January 1987.

Listing NGR: TL8511622590

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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