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Coggeshall Galleries, Coggeshall

Description: Coggeshall Galleries

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 116173

OS Grid Reference: TL8500222602
OS Grid Coordinates: 585002, 222602
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8713, 0.6859

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

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Listing Text

(west side)

9/145 No. 3 (Coggeshall
31.10.66 Galleries) (formerly
listed as No. 3
(Friday House Variety
Store) (Warwick House)


Crosswing of former hall house, now shop and gallery. C14/15, much altered in
C18, C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain
tiles and slate. 2-bay crosswing of former hall house to left, replaced in the
late C16 by the present no. 2 (item 9/144, q.v.). The axis is slightly oblique
to the street frontage, forming a parallelogram plan. C19 external stack to
right near front. Early C19 one-bay wing to rear with contemporary internal
stack to right. C20 conservatory to rear. 2 storeys and cellar. C20
projecting shopfront. Underbuilt jetty, with C20 projecting shop window of 3
lights. First floor, one early C19 sash of 16 lights with crown glass. C20
half-glazed door in early C19 reeded architrave. Plain parapet projecting
slightly from elevation. Roof rebuilt to align with that of no. 2, hipped to
the right and tiled. The elevation is extended to the right to block the narrow
gap between this building and no. 4 (Chapel Hotel). The roof of the rear wing
is of shallow pitch and slated. The rear elevation has on the first floor an
introduced early C20 bow window and one C18/early C19 sash of 12 lights, re-set.
Ground floor, both hearths blocked. Studding of rear wall removed, girt and
binding beam boxed. Early C19 quarter-turn stair at rear left of main part,
with turned newels, moulded left rail with stick balusters, C20 reproduction
rail and balusters to right. In the right wall some C18 studding is exposed,
infilled with earlier bricks, and a panel is exposed behind glass of a fragment
of rubble wall composed of flint and roofing tiles. On first floor, late C19
cast iron grate with white marble surround in front stack. Frame mainly
concealed by interior finishes. The smoke-blackened end wall of the adjacent
former hall is exposed within no. 2, Market Hill (see above). Part of RCHM 51.

Listing NGR: TL8500222602

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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