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Description: Stock Street Farmhouse
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116206
OS Grid Reference: TL8281222661
OS Grid Coordinates: 582812, 222661
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8726, 0.6542
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TL 82 SW COGGESHALL STOCK STREET
5/174 Stock Street
House. Late medieval and c.1600, altered in C18, extended in late C19,
renovated c.1966. Timber framed, C18 facade of red brick in Flemish bond,
plastered elsewhere, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Main range of c.1600
facing S, of 4 bays with external stack to rear of left bay, and axial stack in
second bay from right end, forming a lobby-entrance. Late medieval 2-bay
crosswing to right, remaining from a hall house on the site of the present main
range, with C20 internal stack near right rear corner. Late C19 wing of painted
brick to rear of main stack, forming a T-plan. Catslide and lean-to extensions
to rear of left part of main range. 2 storeys and attics. Ground floor, 4 C19
casements in segmental arches. First floor, 5 C19 casements. Central flush
door with corbelled and gabled canopy with felt roof. C18 moulded plaster eaves
cornices at front and both returns. Hipped full-length roof, incorporating
crosswing. Ovolo-moulded cornice on main stack, and C19 grouped diagonal
shafts. The left rear stack is crenellated and roll-moulded above eaves level,
rebuilt above. Jowled posts. The main range has chamfered axial beams with
lamb's tongue stops, the joists plastered to the soffits, original elm
floorboards (some floored over with softwood), and similar ceilings above the
first floor. C20 grates in 2 wood-burning hearths to left, right hearth of
axial stack blocked. The crosswing has a chamfered binding beam with step
stops, plain joists of horizontal section, some original hardwood floorboards
supplemented by softwood boards, and a cambered tiebeam, the braces to it
missing. The walls of the crosswing have been raised approximately one metre to
incorporate it in the roof of the main range. Many battened doors, some faced
with hardboard. C18 clasped purlin roof. RCHM (Great Coggeshall) 94.
Listing NGR: TL8281222661
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