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The Old Rectory

A Grade II Listed Building in Colne Engaine, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9454 / 51°56'43"N

Longitude: 0.6848 / 0°41'5"E

OS Eastings: 584623

OS Northings: 230834

OS Grid: TL846308

Mapcode National: GBR QJF.ZYN

Mapcode Global: VHJJ6.TCDJ

Entry Name: The Old Rectory

Listing Date: 18 December 1986

Last Amended: 10 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123250

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115878

Location: Colne Engaine, Braintree, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Colne Engaine

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Colne Engaine St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/29 The Old Rectory
18.12.86 (Formerly listed under
Booses Green)

Wrongly shown on OS map as Rectory. House. Early C19, incorporating fragment
of an earlier building, extended in late C19. Mainly of plastered brick, roofed
with slate; earlier wing timber framed, clad with painted brick, roofed with
handmade red plain tiles; late C19 extension in painted brick with slate roof.
Double pile plan facing SE, with 2 internal stacks symmetrically arranged. C19
external stack to rear right, with single-storey earlier wing beyond. Late C19/
early C20 lean-to extension to right of it. Late C19 extension to rear left.
Early C20 conservatory to left of main range. 2 storeys. 3-window range of
original sashes of 12 lights. Central 6-panel dooor, overlight with geometrical
tracery, doorcase with 2 columns and open pediment, 2 stone steps. Entrance set
slightly back from main elevation. Hipped roof of shallow pitch. Original stair
with wreathed handrail and stick balusters. On ground floor, original 6-panel
internal doors and skirtings. On first floor, 4-panel doors. A local guidebook
reports that the house was built in 1825 for Dr. A.W. Trollope (rector 1814-27),
and the left rear wing added by William Webster (rector 1865-70). (Colne
Engaine, the Story of an Essex Parish, unsigned, undated but c. 1975).

Listing NGR: TL8462330834

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