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44-52, Head Street, Colchester

Description: 44-52, Head Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 116987

OS Grid Reference: TL9942325053
OS Grid Coordinates: 599423, 225053
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8883, 0.8965

Location: Head Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1NH

Locality: Colchester
Local Authority: Colchester Borough Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO1 1NH

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Listing Text

995 (East Side)
Nos 44 to 52 (even)
TL 9925 SW 4/78 24.2.50.


1763-5. A fine red brick Georgian building with the ground floor
extensively altered by modern shop premises, but the upper storeys retain
much of their original character. 2 storeyed addition at south end.
The main block has 3 storeys, the centre front breaking forward under a
pediment. Continuous parapet running round the house and modillion
brick cornice below. The roofs are tiled. The front has a 7-window
range of double hung sashes, but the glazing bars are largely replaced
by plate glass. 2 storeyed wing at the rear has a parapet and 5-window
range on the east side, double hung sashes with glazing bars, central
arched window in upper storey, 3 hipped dormers. The south addition
has a parapet and modillioned brick cornice, 3-window range, a belvedere
in the centre of the roof.

Nos 44 to 62 (even) form a group with No 17 Sir Isaac's Walk

Listing NGR: TL9942325053

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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