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17, Sir Isaac's Walk (See Details for Further Address Information), Colchester

Description: 17, Sir Isaac's Walk (See Details for Further Address Information)

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 February 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 116989

OS Grid Reference: TL9943525012
OS Grid Coordinates: 599435, 225012
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8880, 0.8967

Location: Sir Isaac's Walk, Colchester, Essex CO1 1JJ

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

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Listing Text

995 (East Side)
Nos 58 to 62 (even)
TL 9925 SW 4/80 24.2.50.


With No 17 Sir Isaac's Walk. Large late C17 house with mediaeval cellar
with C18 front. Known as Headgate House or Rebow's House (Rebow family
one of the richest and most important in the town in C17 and C18.
Sir Isaac Rebow is said to have entertained William III here). The
house is of 2 storeys and attics (2 hipped dormers at the rear) timber-
framed and plastered, the roofs tiled, half H-shaped plan with wings
extending east at the rear; these wings have a coved eaves cornice of
plaster, and roofs hipped at the east end. The front is plastered and
has a parapet, 5-window range with central oriel to 1st floor, double
hung sashes with glazing bars; the oriel has a modillioned cornice.
Ground floor shops and offices. The interior has some late C17 features.

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

Listing NGR: TL9943525012

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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