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A Grade II* Listed Building in Colchester, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8886 / 51°53'18"N

Longitude: 0.8987 / 0°53'55"E

OS Eastings: 599573

OS Northings: 225084

OS Grid: TL995250

Mapcode National: GBR SN5.D21

Mapcode Global: VHKFZ.JSGL

Entry Name: Tymperleys

Listing Date: 24 February 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169553

English Heritage Legacy ID: 117207

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

995 (West Side)
No 8 (Tymperleys)
TL 9925 SE 5/247 24.2.50.


Originally a C15-C16 building, standing in its garden back from the road
and facing south reached through the archway in No 7. Much restored.
2 storeys and attics, timber-framed and plastered, the timbering exposed
on the front, the roofs tiled, 3 gabled dormers, the upper storey projects
on the south front. Original doorway west end in the first floor with
4 centred head, now blocked, probably once led to an external stairway.
Mostly modern period fenestration. Interior has original moulded ceiling
beams and C17 staircase. Plaque over gateway records this as the house
of William Gilberd, MA 1544-1603 - the Father of Electrical Science.

Nos 2 to 14 (consec) form a group

Listing NGR: TL9957325084

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