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Latitude: 51.9274 / 51°55'38"N
Longitude: 0.7025 / 0°42'8"E
OS Eastings: 585910
OS Northings: 228883
OS Grid: TL859288
Mapcode National: GBR QJV.4DR
Mapcode Global: VHKFP.4T69
Entry Name: 77, High Street
Listing Date: 7 August 1952
Last Amended: 10 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1170187
English Heritage Legacy ID: 115926
Location: Earls Colne, Braintree, Essex, CO6
Civil Parish: Earls Colne
Built-Up Area: Earls Colne
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Earls Colne St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL 8428-8528 EARLS COLNE HIGH STREET
8/78 No. 77 (Formerly listed
7.8.52 as The Castle Inn)
House, now public house. C14-c.1600. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red plain tiles. Left crosswing late C14 with C19 external stack to
left, right crosswing mid-C16, extended to rear c.1600, with axial stack.
Middle range c.1600 with axial stack at right end, on site of former open hall.
2 storeys. Both crosswings were formerly jettied and gabled to the street, now
with a continuous facade incised in imitation of ashlar, the roof of the middle
range oversailing those of the crosswings, with gablets. 4 C19 sashes with
marginal lights on ground floor and 3 on first floor. C20 door and C20 oriel
window under shared canopy. Main stack has 6 grouped diagonal shafts, stack in
right wing has 3 grouped diagonal shafts. Much of the frame is exposed
internally. Stop-chamfered and moulded beams. The right ground-floor room has
a wall-painting above the fireplace depicting the miraculous draught of fishes,
on each side of which is an hourglass, cherub's head, flower and skull, and a
pair of crouching lions with swags above, inscribed 'The houer runneth and Time
flieth as flower fadeth, so man dieth, sic transit gloria' (restored c.1700).
Listing NGR: TL8591028883
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