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136, High Street, Colchester

Description: 136, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 117278

OS Grid Reference: TL9961925235
OS Grid Coordinates: 599619, 225235
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8899, 0.8995

Location: W Stockwell 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)
TL 92 SE 135



Shop. C1840. Painted brick, slated roof. Single bay facade, 3 storeys. Ground floor
has open shop front, one first and one second floor 2-light casement window with margin
light glazing bars. Hipped gabled roof. 3 bay return has one ground, 3 first and 2
second floor sashes with glazing bars. 2 ground floor doors, at centre in architrave
surround. Included for group value with No.134. An example of a. C19 rebuilding on
a narrow medieval High Street burgage plot.

(North Side)
TL 92 SE No. 136


Shop, formerly house. C15 build, C18 and C19 details. Rendered facade, tiled roofs,
timber framed structure largely surviving at ground and first floor. 2 storeys with
attics, 2 window range. Ground floor has exposed jetty beams of original timber encased
in C1840 shop front with architrave surround and angle paterae to windows. C19 brackets
above, dentillated cornice, C20 plastic shop fascia lettering. Jettied first floor has
2 plate glass sashes. Blank second floor. Half-hipped roof with central gabled dormer.
Interior: ground floor has transverse chamfered bridging beam and close set tenoned-in
joists. First floor has one exposed and 3 encased angle jowled posts, rest of frame
largely intact. Narrow site reflects medieval development and burgage plots of High

Listing NGR: TL9961925235

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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