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Marks Hall Cottages, Coggeshall

Description: Marks Hall Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116183

OS Grid Reference: TL8406025456
OS Grid Coordinates: 584060, 225456
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8972, 0.6738

Location: Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1TG

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

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Listing Text


2/155 Nos. 1 and 2, Marks
Hall Cottages


House, now 2 houses. C16, altered in C18 and C20. Mainly timber framed and
plastered, partly of red brick in English and Flemish bond, roofed with handmade
red plain tiles. Timber framed main range facing SW, with 2 axial stacks.
Brick wing extending forward at left end, with C18 stack in left wall, and small
C20 extension to left. C19/20 wing to rear of right end. 2 storeys. 5 C20
casements on ground floor and 4 on first floor. 2 plain boarded doors, and
half-glazed door in C20 extension to left. Front elevation of main range faced
with brick in Flemish bond to level of first floor, plastered above. The brick
wing is of C16 bricks in English bond to a height of approximately 3 metres,
and C18 bricks in Flemish bond above, the front elevation much altered around
the windows. Roofs hipped. Elaborately scrolled wrought iron weathervane on
roof of brick wing. Profiled sprockets below eaves. Jowled posts. Chamfered
axial and transverse beams, unstopped, plain joists of horizontal section.
Frame mainly concealed by interior finishes. Formerly a service range of Marks
Hall, which was demolished in 1949, but probably a house earlier. This may be
the part described in RCHM (Markshall) 2 as built c.1566, although the origin of
this precise dating information is unknown.

Listing NGR: TL8406025456

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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