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Olde Stoneham, Coggeshall

Description: Olde Stoneham

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 116227

OS Grid Reference: TL8499822705
OS Grid Coordinates: 584998, 222705
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8722, 0.6859

Location: Stoneham Street, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1TT

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

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Listing Text

(east side)

9/196 No. 22 (Olde Stoneham)
31.10.66 (formerly listed as
No. 22)


House. C15, extended in C17 and C19. Timber framed, plastered and
weatherboarded, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Main range of 2 bays
facing SW. Crosswing of 4 bays to left, with C19 stack in second bay, C17
one-bay extension to rear, and C19 bakery oven beyond, in lean-to roofed with
red clay pantiles, and small C20 extension beyond with flat roof. C18/19 short
wing to rear of main range, with internal stack at right. 2 storeys. Ground
floor, one C19 casement, one C18/early C19 splayed oriel of 4-16-4 lights
supported by twisted wrought iron stay, and one early C19 sash of 16 lights.
First floor, 3 similar sashes. C18 battened door, faced with C20 oak planks and
imitation door furniture; wrought iron bootscraper. Plain boarded door to
passage at right end. Full-length jetty. Front 2 bays of crosswing re-roofed
to align approximately with roof of main range. Wrought iron bracket above main
door for hanging sign, missing. Front plastered, most of rear and sides
weatherboarded with tarred elm boards. Inside passage, painted elm
weatherboards on left, plaster on right. Jowled posts. The crosswing has
chamfered binding beams with step stops, and plain joists of horizontal section
jointed to them with unrefined soffit tenons. Edge-halved and bridled scarfs in
wallplates. Crownpost roof, incomplete, with some trenched rafters of front
bays remaining inside later roof. The bay beyond has a chamfered axial beam
with lamb's tongue stops, unjowled posts and primary straight bracing. Large
C19 baker's oven, complete with cast iron door and splays. The main range has 2
cambered tiebeams, both repaired in C18/19, one with a bolted Y-bracket grown to
shape. At the right end the main range abuts on no. 24 (item 9/197, q.v.)
without additional studding, blocking a complete unglazed window of it; the
studding and trenched brace of no. 24 are heavily weathered, indicating that no.
22 was built a considerable period after no. 24. Claspedpuclin roof. RCHM

Listing NGR: TL8499822705

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Source: English Heritage

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