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Grey Friars, Colchester

Description: Grey Friars

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 February 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 117014

OS Grid Reference: TM0005725268
OS Grid Coordinates: 600057, 225268
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8901, 0.9058

Location: 76 High Street, Colchester, Essex CO1 1SP

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

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Listing Text

995 (North Side)
Grey Friars
TM 0025 SW 6/107 24.2.50.


C18 building with good mid C18 red brick front, dated 1755 on rainwater
head. 2 storeys, attics and cellars, the roofs tiled and hipped. The
centre front breaks forward slightly with a pediment and has an upper
storey Venetian window with Ionic columns; central pediment head
doorcase with attached Ionic columns; parapet, 3-window range with 2 storeyed
bay window either side of central front. Large red brick modern wings in
C18 style on east and west built in 1910. The garden front was
added in.1780, a fine 5-windowed bay flanked by Venetian windows on
1st floor. Interior contemporary features.

Grey Friars from a group with East Hill House, All Saints House and
Hillcrest, Winsley House and Nos 83 & 84

Listing NGR: TM0004625268

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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