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In Swan Yard, Coggeshall

Description: In Swan Yard

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116128

OS Grid Reference: TL8512822621
OS Grid Coordinates: 585128, 222621
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8714, 0.6877

Location: Swan Yard, 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)

9/96 No. 33 (in Swan Yard)


House. Late C16, altered in C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red plain tiles. 2 bays facing NE, extended to right and left, with 2
C19 stacks in front of ridge. 2 storeys. 4-window range of C20 casements. One
C20 glazed door, one C20 door made up of old boards, and one C20 plain door to
right. C20 ornamental pargetting. The rear wallplate has an edge-halved and
bridled scarf, 2 blocked unglazed windows, one with a diamond mortice and one
with a groove for sliding shutter. Heavy studding with primary straight
bracing. C20 grates. Clasped purlin roof, the rafters having oblique trenches
and gauging holes from a former use with a crownpost roof. The left extension
is C19 and C20, reported to be on the site of a former smithy. The right bay,
altnough now roofed in line with the others, retains some early structure in the
right wall, and some evidence of a jetty at the front, indicating that it has
been rebuilt from a former 2-bay crosswing.

Listing NGR: TL8512822621

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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