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Abbeydale, Coggeshall

Description: Abbeydale

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 116153

OS Grid Reference: TL8496622323
OS Grid Coordinates: 584966, 222323
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8688, 0.6852

Location: 3 Grange Hill, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1RA

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

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Listing Text

(east side)

9/123 No. 3 (Abbeydale)


House. Early C18 or earlier, altered in late C18 and c.1900. Timber framed,
plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Main range facing W with axial
stack at left end and rear stack at right end. 2 short wings to rear with stack
between them. 2 storeys and attics. C19 2-storey lean-to extension with slate
roof to right, and single-storey lean-to extensions to rear of it and to left of
left wing. One 2-storey polygonal bay of sashes, and one square bay of sashes
on ground floor. One sash in right extension, and 3 sashes on first floor. All
these sashes have 6 upper lights and one large lower light, c.1900. 2 casements
in flat-roofed dormers with moulded cornices. Central half-glazed door in
doorcase with fluted pilasters, pulvinated frieze and moulded flat canopy.
Moulded eaves cornice. Curved parapet on right extension. Panel at rear of
left stack inscribed F.S. 1730. At rear right, 2-storey bow of sashes of 10+10
lights with some handmade glass, early C19. In the front range one transverse
beam with small roll mouldings, and one similar axial beam; left hearth rebuilt
in C20. C19 cast iron keyhole grate in left attic. Early C18 patterned plaster
in moulded panels, originally external, is enclosed in the left rear
ground-floor room and the first-floor room of the right extension, a rare
survival meriting special care. The 3-flight stair from first floor to attic,
c.1800, has 3 turned balusters to each tread, scrolled tread-ends of unusual
design, and a moulded pine handrail, French-polished to match the mahogany rail
of the later stair below. 2 original attic doors, each of 3 moulded planks with
a top batten cranked to match the shape of the roof. The rear left wing has 2
chamfered beams with lamb's tongue stops and an C18 wood-burning hearth with
rounded back, wrought iron hanging bar and 2 trammels.

Listing NGR: TL8496622323

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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