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6 and 8, West Street, Coggeshall

Description: 6 and 8, West Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 116233

OS Grid Reference: TL8494122554
OS Grid Coordinates: 584941, 222554
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8709, 0.6850

Location: Market End, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1NL

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

9/202 Nos. 6 and 8


House, now divided into 2 houses. C18, extended in C19 and C20. Timber framed,
plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Main range facing S with 2
rear stacks, and wing to rear left. C19 2-storey extension beyond of red brick
with external stack at end. Single-storey lean-to extension to right of main
range, roofed with corrugated iron; C20 2-storey extension to rear of it, with
flat roof; and C20 single-storey extension beyond. 2 storeys and attics.
5-window range of C18 sashes of 12 lights with some crown glass. Central
8-panel door, 6 panels fielded and the top panels glazed, in doorcase with
panelled jambs and soffit, rusticated pilasters, triglyph frieze with 4 bronze
medallions, and moulded pediment with winged bronze ornament; 2 stone steps.
Plain band at first-floor level. Moulded wooden cornice, extending round both
returns. Plywood parapet. Hipped roof. No. 8 comprises the left ground-floor
room and the left rear wing; no. 6 comprises the remainder. The right side of
the left rear wing is faced with painted brick on the ground floor, plastered
above. One C19 sash of 10+10 lights and one of 6+6 lights. One C19 plain
boarded door in right side of brick extension beyond. The central entrance-hall
has been blocked part-way along with a 4-panel door and plain overlight of 3
lights. Other internal doors are 6-panel. Boxed axial beams over both
ground-floor rooms and hall. C20 grate in right room, other not inspected.
Boxed axial beams over both first-floor rooms, and boxed transverse beams
visible over right room, not over left. 2-panel pine door to original attic
stair. Original hardwood floorboards in attics. The frames only of the
ground-floor front windows are reported to be renewed.

Listing NGR: TL8494122554

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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