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Le Soken Antiques, Thorpe-le-Soken

Description: Le Soken Antiques

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 120317

OS Grid Reference: TM1778422421
OS Grid Coordinates: 617784, 222421
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8579, 1.1612

Location: B1033, Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex CO16 0EA

Locality: Thorpe-le-Soken
Local Authority: Tendring District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO16 0EA

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Listing Text

TM 1622-1722 (south-west side)

8/88 Le Soken Antiques


Wrongly shown on OS map as part of Homeleigh. House, now shop and house. C16,
altered in C18, C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered with some exposed framing
and some weatherboarding, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay range
facing NE, and C18 parallel range to rear. C19 single-storey brick extension to
rear, with one internal stack. 2 storeys. On ground floor, C20 shopfront with
central glazed door, below jetty supported on 3 C20 brick piers. Original plain
bracket at right end, the post below it hacked, but probably having had an
attached shaft originally. First floor, 2 sashes of early C19 type of 3 + 6
lights, exposed timber framing with 'Suffolk' braces trenched outside the
studding, partly restored, and C18 timber framed parapet, with frame exposed.
On the left return the ground floor is clad with red brick in Flemish bond, the
first floor has exposed framing, and the gable is weatherboarded. Jowled posts.
First floor rebuilt, with chamfered axial beam and plain joists of vertical
section. Clasped purlin roof. Formerly part of Homeleigh, immediately to the

Listing NGR: TM1778422421

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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