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Description: 1 and 3, Robin's Bridge Road
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116203
OS Grid Reference: TL8487622831
OS Grid Coordinates: 584876, 222831
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8734, 0.6842
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TL 8422-8522 COGGESHALL ROBIN'S BRIDGE ROAD
9/171 Nos. 1 and 3
House, now 2 houses. Late C16, altered in C19 and C20. Timber framed, mainly
plastered with some weatherboarding, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Main
range of 3 bays facing N, and contemporary 2-bay crosswing at right end. C19
stack to rear of crosswing, and C19 single-storey lean-to extension to rear of
crosswing and right bay of main range, roofed with slate. C20 single-storey
extensions with flat roofs to left, rear and right of this extension. C20
single-storey lean-to extension to left of main range, of painted brick with
tiled roof, incorporating end stack. No. 1 comprises the main range and
adjacent extensions; no. 3 comprises the crosswing and its extensions. 2
storeys. No. 1 has on the ground floor 2 early C19 sashes of 16 lights and one
C20 casement, and on the first floor 3 early C19 sashes of 4+8 lights; C20 door.
No. 3 has on the ground floor one C20 sash and on the first floor one early C19
sash of 4+8 lights. C20 door. The right return has a weatherboarded dado, and
on the ground floor one early C19 sash, originally of 8+8 lights, of which the
bottom row of lights has been blocked. The left gable is weatherboarded.
Jowled posts; the jowl of the rear left corner post of the crosswing faces
forwards. Near-straight tension braces trenched inside studding. The left end
of the ground floor of the main range has been removed. The 2 left bays were
originally open, now with some inserted studding between; chamfered axial beams
with step stops, plain joists of vertical section, damaged by sand-blasting.
Edge-halved and bridled scarfs in both wallplates. On the first floor, blocked
original doorways between the bays of the main range, and between the main range
and the crosswing. Clasped purlin roof with arched wind-braces, ceiled to the
soffits of the collars. In the rear extension of no. 1 a C19 hearth remains,
converted to a cupboard, the remainder of the stack demolished. In the
crosswing the right end of the binding beam has been raised approx. 0.23 metre
to compensate for settlement; joists ceiled to the soffits. C20 grate in C19
stack. In front right corner of ground floor, early C19 corner cupboard of
pine, attached to building, with fretted segmental head and plain shelves, doors
missing. 2 C18 small battened doors with re-used hinges - one butterfly, one
strap and ride. Cambered tiebeams. The posts of the middle truss are unjowled.
Listing NGR: TL8487622831
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