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2 and 4, Queen Street, Coggeshall

Description: 2 and 4, Queen Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 116198

OS Grid Reference: TL8499522712
OS Grid Coordinates: 584995, 222712
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8723, 0.6859

Location: Queen Street, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1UF

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

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Listing Text

(south side)

9/170 Nos. 2 and 4 (formerly
2.5.53 listed as part of Four
Cottages on corner of
Stoneham Street and
Queen Street and
immediately to west of
Old Stoneham)


Wrongly shown on OS map as no. 2; a separate building (unlisted) to NE is
wrongly shown as no. 4. Part of house, converted to 2 cottages. Early C17,
incorporating earlier stack, converted in C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed
with handmade red plain tiles. 4 bays facing NW, with late C16 stack at right
end (shared with no. 24, Stoneham Street, item 9/197, q.v.), and C19 axial stack
near left end. No. 2 constitutes the 2 right bays, and partly oversails no. 24,
Stoneham Street. No. 4 constitutes the remainder, and has 2 small lean-to
extensions at the left end, roofed respectively with slate and sheet metal. 2
storeys. No. 2 has one C19 horizontal sash of 12 lights with crown seconds
glass on each floor, and one C19 casement on the first floor; flush 4-panel door
with 2 small inserted lights. No. 4 has on the ground floor 2 C19 horizontal
sashes of 8 lights, and on the first floor one C19 casement; door in left
return. In the left return on the first floor is one C19 horizontal sash of 12
lights. Jowled posts. Face-halved and bladed scarfs in both wallplates. In no.
2 a studded partition between the bays has been removed, and a formerly open
truss at the left end has been blocked with inserted studding and primary
straight bracing. Chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue and roll stops.
Large wood-burning hearth of C16 bricks facing to left. Blocked windows,
apparently of early glazed type. Part of RCHM 38.

Listing NGR: TL8499522712

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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