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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1169553
English Heritage Legacy ID: 117207
Location: Colchester, Essex, CO1
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
1. TRINITY STREET
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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