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37, West Street, Coggeshall

Description: 37, West Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 October 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 116259

OS Grid Reference: TL8473522492
OS Grid Coordinates: 584735, 222492
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8704, 0.6820

Location: West Street, Coggeshall, Essex CO6 1NS

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

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Listing Text

(south side)

9/230 No. 37 (formerly
31.10.66 listed as on the N
side of West Street)


House. Early C15, altered in C18 and 1984. Timber framed, plastered and
weatherboarded, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 2-bay service crosswing
of former hall house facing N. C18 parallel 2-bay wing to left, with C20
internal stack at left, and C20 extension to rear, with single-storey lean-to
beyond. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 2 late C19 sashes of 4 lights with inserted
glazing bars (now making 8 horizontal panes). First floor, 2 similar sashes,
unaltered. Off-centre 6-panel door in plain doorcase with flat canopy on
profiled brackets; one stone step with wrought iron bootscraper. Hipped roof
aligned parallel with street to span both wings. Concave coving below eaves at
front and sides, C20 imitation of C18 original. Some weatherboarding in left
return. Exposed studding in right wing, widely spaced, with trenched curved
bracing in axial partition (and one replaced). Plain joists of horizontal
section jointed to binding beam with unrefined central tenons. Edge-halved and
bridled scarf in right wallplate. Unglazed window at rear of first floor, with
3 diamond mullions (one repaired) and shutter groove. Another shutter groove in
right wallplate. Crownpost roof, complete in rear bay, rebuilt in front bay,
with axial brace 0.06 metre wide, and original patterned daub above central
tiebeam. Photographs in the possession of the owners show the house stripped to
the frame in 1984, with primary straight bracing in both parts of the front
wall. Re-used smoke-blackened rafters from a medieval hall in the roof of the
left wing.

Listing NGR: TL8473522492

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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