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Wall of Walled in Garden 300 Metres North of Marks Hall Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Coggeshall, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9004 / 51°54'1"N

Longitude: 0.6743 / 0°40'27"E

OS Eastings: 584086

OS Northings: 225807

OS Grid: TL840258

Mapcode National: GBR QK0.WV1

Mapcode Global: VHJJD.MHVJ

Entry Name: Wall of Walled in Garden 300 Metres North of Marks Hall Cottages

Listing Date: 6 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170160

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116186

Location: Coggeshall, Braintree, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Coggeshall

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Coggeshall with Markshall

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


2/158 Wall of walled-in
garden 300 metres
north of Marks Hall


Wall of walled-in garden. C18. Red brick in Flemish bond. Encloses 3 sides of
a rectangular walled-in garden 150 metres from NE to SW, 60 metres from NW to
SE, open on the SE side to an artifical lake. The long NW wall has a central
wicket gateway with segmental arch, and 14 piers to each side of it on the
outside (one of which is inside a C19 slate-roofed lean-to potting shed at the
NE end). The NE side has a central vehicle gateway, arch missing, and 5 bays to
each side; to the NW of it the ground is level; to SE the ground declines
steeply, and the plinths and coping descend in curved steps. The SW end has a
central vehicle gateway, apparently originally of Venetian design, the piers or
stanchions now missing, the central arch supported by an intruded lintel. The 5
bays to each side of it descend steeply, as at the other end. Thickness
approximately 0.58 metre at base, reducing with chamfered plinths to 0.23 metre
at the top. Height approximately 4 metres. Moulded brick coping. Stone ball
finials on W and S corner piers, plain stone caps on N and E corner piers.

Listing NGR: TL8408625807

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