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Grey Friars

A Grade II* Listed Building in Colchester, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8901 / 51°53'24"N

Longitude: 0.9058 / 0°54'21"E

OS Eastings: 600057

OS Northings: 225268

OS Grid: TM000252

Mapcode National: GBR SN5.FTN

Mapcode Global: VHKFZ.NR7G

Entry Name: Grey Friars

Listing Date: 24 February 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123611

English Heritage Legacy ID: 117014

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 James and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

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

II* GV

2.
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

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