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Description: The Old Lace Shop
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116161
OS Grid Reference: TL8494222501
OS Grid Coordinates: 584942, 222501
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8704, 0.6850
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TL 8422-8522 COGGESHALL THE GRAVEL
9/131 No. 4 (The Old Lace
House. Early C17, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red plain tiles. 2 bays facing S, with original external stack at
right end and C20 stack in front left corner. C19 single-storey wing in front
of left end. 2 storeys and attics. Ground floor, one C19 horizontal sash and
one C2O casement. First floor 3 C20 casements. 2 more in C20 gabled dormers.
4-panel door in right side of front wing. The first-floor windows in the left
return and the rear elevation are of unusual type, and may be C20 assemblies of
earlier components. Main stack plastered. Jowled posts. Close studding with
slightly curved braces trenched to the inside. Face-halved and bladed scarf in
wallplate. Disused wood-burning hearth of 0.33 metre brickwork, chamfered
mantel beam with lamb's tongue stops; smaller later C17 inserted hearth at first
floor, with jambs of 0.23 metre brickwork. Over ground floor, chamfered axial
beams with lamb's tongue and notch stops; plain joists of vertical section.
Over first floor, similar original attic floor with more elaborate stops, each
with an additional step. The name is recent. RCHM 85.
Listing NGR: TL8494222501
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Source: English Heritage
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