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106 and 106a, West Street, Coggeshall

Description: 106 and 106a, West Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116246

OS Grid Reference: TL8428822437
OS Grid Coordinates: 584288, 222437
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8701, 0.6755

Location: West Street, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1NT

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

9/216 Nos. 106 and 106A


House, now 2 houses. Late C16 and c.1600, altered in early C19 and C20. Timber
framed, partly plastered, partly exposed, roofed with handmade red plain tiles.
4 bays facing S, with axial stack one bay from right end, forming a lobby-
entrance; the lower storey of the left bay forms a passage-way through to the
rear, original or inserted in the C17. 3-bay wing to rear of right end with
axial stack, c.1600. The main range is no. 106, the rear wing is no. 106A. 2
storeys. Ground floor, one early C19 sash of 16 lights and one C20 replica.
First floor, 2 similar sashes and one C20 sash of 12 lights over passage-way.
Full-length jetty underbuilt and plastered, framing of upper storey exposed.
Mortices indicate the former presence of oriels in the positions of the larger
first-floor sashes. To each side of the left one is a blocked original flank
window with one ovolo mullion; the left window also has 2 diamond saddle bars
exposed. Early C19 6-panel door, bottom panels flush, in plain doorcase with
shallow flat canopy, and one stone step. Framing exposed in right gable. In
the passage-way are 2 chamfered bridging beams with lamb's tongue stops. In the
rear elevation the lower storey is plastered; the framing of the upper storey is
exposed. The left ground-floor room of the main range has a chamfered axial
beam and chamfered joists of horizontal section, all with lamb's tongue stops,
and a blocked hearth. The right ground-floor room has a chamfered axial beam,
unstopped, plain joists of horizontal section, and a wood-burning hearth reduced
for a C20 grate. Early C19 quarter-turn stair at rear, with turned newel,
hardwood rail and stick balusters. Jowled posts with offset tenons, ledged for
binding beams. Close studding with curved braces trenched to the inside. Edge-
halved and bridled scarfs in both wallplates. Clasped purlin roof with arched
wind-bracing. The rear wing has jowled posts, similar scarfs, and plain axial
beams with plain joists of vertical section. Part of RCHM 90. The arcaded door
and panelling recorded by the RCHM is not now present.

Listing NGR: TL8428822437

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Source: English Heritage

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