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Pointwell House, Coggeshall

Description: Pointwell House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116192

OS Grid Reference: TL8532321522
OS Grid Coordinates: 585323, 221522
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8615, 0.6900

Location: 15 Pointwell Lane, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1RH

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/164 No. 13 (Pointwell


House. Circa 1700, altered in C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red plain tiles. 4 bays facing S, with axial stack one bay from right
end. Early C19 extension of one bay to right. Large extension in front of
right half with side stacks, mid-C19. C19 single-storey wing to rear of main
stack, of red brick in Flemish bond, roofed with slate. 2 C20 small 2-storey
extensions with flat roofs to rear of main range. 2 storeys. The front
extension has 2 full-height splayed bays, each with 3 sashes at each floor, with
marginal lights. Flush 6-panel door and plain overlight in doorcase with fluted
jambs and moulded flat canopy. Ashlared plaster, dentilled and moulded cornice,
plain parapet. The main range has 2 C19 casements on each storey. C19
casements to rear. Axial beams of vertical section with asymmetrical chamfers,
plain joists of vertical section. Primary straight bracing in walls. 2 large
wood-burning hearths of 0.23 metre brickwork, one blocked. One first-floor room
is ceiled with tongued and grooved softwood boards, c.1900. Stair of high-
quality workmanship of similar date, with carved newels, slender barley-sugar
balusters, moulded handrail, possibly of the Coggeshall school. Clasped purlin
roof of main range incorporating some smoke-blackened medieval rafters. Roof of
front extension is of hand-sawn softwood. Deeds from c.1720 in the possession
of the owner. Shown in a map of 1732 (Essex Record Office, D/DU 19/3).

Listing NGR: TL8532321522

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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