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77, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Earls Colne, Essex

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170187

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115926

Location: Earls Colne, Braintree, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

District: Braintree

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

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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