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Abbey View, Coggeshall

Description: Abbey View

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 116134

OS Grid Reference: TL8526122628
OS Grid Coordinates: 585261, 222628
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8715, 0.6897

Location: East Street, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1SJ

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

9/102 Nos. 57 and 59 (Abbey
31.10.66 View) (formerly listed
separately as No. 57
(The Estate Office)
and No. 59 (Abbey


House and tannery, now house and office. C18, extended and altered in C19.
Timber framed and brick, plastered and weatherboarded, roofed with handmade red
plain tiles. Long main range facing S, with axial stacks at the left end, at
the junction of nos. 57 and 59, and an external stack at the right end. 2
adjacent short wings to rear of left part of no. 59, and lean-to extension with
slate roof to right. Another lean-to extension with slate roof to right of main
range, extending round rear corner. 2 longer wings to rear of right part of no.
57, and still longer wing to rear left, all adjacent. 2 storeys. No. 57 has a
C19 facade of plastered brick; ground floor, 2 C20 splayed oriels of casements;
first floor, 3 late C19 sashes of 4 lights with segmental arches; central C20
glazed door with gabled canopy on brackets. Plain band above first-floor
windows. Hips of rear wings visible above low parapet. No. 59, ground floor, 2
late C19 splayed bays of sashes of 2-4-2 lights; first floor, 2 Venetian groups
of late C19 sashes of 2-6-2 lights and central sash. Central 6-panel door,
bottom panels flush, middle panels fielded, top panels glazed, in doorcase with
panelled jambs and soffit, plaster pilasters with stone bases, entablature and
pediment, moulded stone step, all early C19. Rusticated quoins; dentilled
cornice with bracketed corbels, level with parapet of no. 57, and plain parapet,
returning at right. All the windows of no. 59 have C19 louvred external
shutters with wrought iron fastenings. The roof is reported to enclose the
original roof. All the rear gables have late C19 carved bargeboards. C19
external plain shutters on 2 windows of right lean-to. In front of the door of
no. 59, stone paving with 3 stone steps down to edge of road. Swinborne's
Tannery in the C18 and C19, later The Blue Boar Inn (J.S. Gardner (ed.),
Coggeshall, Essex, 1951, 31). The owner reports archaeological evidence of the
former tannery. Deeds from the time of Charles I in the owner's possession.

Listing NGR: TL8526122628

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Source: English Heritage

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