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Description: 25 and 27, East Street
Date Listed: 31 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 116126
OS Grid Reference: TL8512922598
OS Grid Coordinates: 585129, 222598
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8712, 0.6877
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TL 8422-8522 COGGESHALL EAST STREET
9/94 Nos. 25 and 27
31.10.66 (formerly listed with
no. 29 (Swan House) as
House, now 2 houses. C16 or earlier, altered in C17, C19 and C20. Timber
framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Main range of 2 bays
facing S, with C19 internal stack at rear. 2-bay crosswing to left with C18/19
stack in rear left corner. C17 wing to rear of crosswing, with external end
stack, C19 catslide extension to right, and C20 single-storey extension to rear
(no. 25). C19 2-storey lean-to extension of red brick with slate roof to rear
of no. 27. 2 storeys. No. 25, ground floor, one early C19 tripartite sash of
4-16-4 lights; first floor, one early C19 sash of 12 lights; C20 6-panel door in
recessed porch with C20 pediment. No. 27, ground floor, one early C19 sash of
10+10 lights, or replica; first floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 12 lights; C20 door
in early C19 simple doorcase with flat canopy on profiled brackets. Plain door
with small light in similar doorcase, to passage. No. 25 has in the rear
elevation, on the first floor, one early C19 sash of 16 lights with crown glass.
No. 25 has an underbuilt jetty at the front, a chamfered binding beam with step
stops, joists plastered to the soffits, and a chamfered central tiebeam,
unstopped. On the first floor is an early C19 cast iron ducknest grate. The
main roof has been rebuilt in the C19. The original roof of the C17 rear wing
incorporates some re-used smoke-blackened rafters from a medieval hall.
Renovated in 1974. No. 27 has a chamfered axial beam, plain joists of vertical
section, with lamb's tongue stops, chamfered joists of vertical section, and
over the first floor, chamfered transverse and axial beams with lamb's tongue
and notch stops. Walls raised approximately 0.70 metre. Face-halved and bladed
scarf in front wallplate. Roof rebuilt in C18 or C19. On the ground floor, in
the front left corner, is an attached early C19 corner cupboard with semi-
elliptical arched head and profiled shelves. The (originally) external framing
of no. 29 (item 9/95, q.v.) is exposed in no. 27. Formerly The Sugar Loaf Inn,
also known as the King's Arms (G.F. Beaumont, A History of Coggeshall in Essex,
1890, 195 and 240).
Listing NGR: TL8512922598
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Source: English Heritage
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