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Latitude: 51.9278 / 51°55'40"N
Longitude: 0.6995 / 0°41'58"E
OS Eastings: 585703
OS Northings: 228917
OS Grid: TL857289
Mapcode National: GBR QJV.3N9
Mapcode Global: VHKFP.2TM1
Entry Name: The Institiute
Listing Date: 5 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1170231
English Heritage Legacy ID: 115932
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
8/84 The Institute (No 38)and No
5.2.86 28-46 (evens) and no.
2 York Road
Public hall and 10 cottages. 1854. Red and gault brick in Flemish bond, roofed
with slate. Symmetrical plan, with terrace of 4 cottages on each side of
institute, with a single unit with a semi-octagonal front projecting forwards at
each end. 12 axial stacks. Hall with gabled end to street. Hall and end units
in red brick, remainder in gault brick, in each case with contrasting dressings.
Hall of one storey, remainder of 2 storeys. 1:6:2:6:1 window range of original
sashes; end wings have 3 sashes of 6 lights on the ground floor, one of 16
lights on the first floor; other cottages have one sash of 12 lights on the
ground floor, 2 on the first floor. Hall has 2 sashes with semi-circular arches
and marginal lights, semi-circular window in gable, and round vent above. Doors
various. Nos. 32, 34, 36, 40, 42 and 44 have doorways with rusticated jambs,
segmental fanlights and moulded brick pediments. Nos 30 and 46 have fanlights
in semi-circular arches. One half-glazed door at right corner. The hall front
has decorative bands of white brick. The end units have white brick bands and
diamond motifs in white brick. The gault brick stacks have each a dentil course
below the capping. Built as a Mechanics' Institute and cottages by Harris Hills
of Green Farm (Wherein I Dwell, Earls Colne WEA, 1983, 70).
Listing NGR: TL8570328917
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