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The Purple Dog

A Grade II Listed Building in Colchester, Essex

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Latitude: 51.888 / 51°53'16"N

Longitude: 0.8994 / 0°53'57"E

OS Eastings: 599624

OS Northings: 225026

OS Grid: TL996250

Mapcode National: GBR SN5.L6M

Mapcode Global: VHKFZ.JTV0

Entry Name: The Purple Dog

Listing Date: 19 February 1959

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 117211

Location: Colchester, Essex, CO1

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Town: Colchester

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Colchester

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Colchester St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 10/08/2016

TL 9925 SE

No. 42 (The Purple Dog)

(Formerly listed as The Clarence Inn, TRINITY STREET (East Side))


Built in the C16 but much restored. External character remains though most of the detail is gone. 2 storeys, attics and cellars, the roofs tiled. The upper storey projects on the west and south sides.

The Purple Dog forms a group with No 1 Eld Lane, The Scheregate,
Scheregate and Nos 18 to 22 (consec) and No 26

Listing NGR: TL9962425026

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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