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11a and 11b, High Street, Colchester

Description: 11a and 11b, High Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 February 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 116990

OS Grid Reference: TL9948925169
OS Grid Coordinates: 599489, 225169
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8894, 0.8975

Location: 16 High Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1DA

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

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Listing Text

995 (South Side)
Nos 11A & 11B
TL 9925 SW 4/88 24.2.50.


C17 house with good late Georgian front and it formerly had a fine
interior ground floor room with painted panelling of circa 1700. The
front is of 3 storeys, grey gault brick with parapet, 5-window range;
the 1st floor has a large oriel window with arched treatment, fluted
columns and decorations of medallions and swags, double hung sashes
with glazing bars; the 2nd floor oriel has segmental arch treatment
and large moulded cornice. Modern ground floor shop window, ground
floor and basement used as shop and restaurant. The rear ground floor
room now demolished had some exceptionally interesting painted panelling
of circa 1700; the room was completely panelled, with bolection moulding
and dentilled cornice, and there were paintings of architecture and
landscape in the panels; panelled overmantel to fireplace in west wall.

Listing NGR: TL9948925169

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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