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136, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Colchester, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8899 / 51°53'23"N

Longitude: 0.8995 / 0°53'58"E

OS Eastings: 599619

OS Northings: 225235

OS Grid: TL996252

Mapcode National: GBR SN5.D71

Mapcode Global: VHKFZ.JRWK

Entry Name: 136, High Street

Listing Date: 2 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1230386

English Heritage Legacy ID: 117278

Location: Colchester, Essex, CO1

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Town: Colchester

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

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Listing Text

995 (North Side)
TL 92 SE 135



Shop. C1840. Painted brick, slated roof. Single bay facade, 3 storeys. Ground floor
has open shop front, one first and one second floor 2-light casement window with margin
light glazing bars. Hipped gabled roof. 3 bay return has one ground, 3 first and 2
second floor sashes with glazing bars. 2 ground floor doors, at centre in architrave
surround. Included for group value with No.134. An example of a. C19 rebuilding on
a narrow medieval High Street burgage plot.

(North Side)
TL 92 SE No. 136


Shop, formerly house. C15 build, C18 and C19 details. Rendered facade, tiled roofs,
timber framed structure largely surviving at ground and first floor. 2 storeys with
attics, 2 window range. Ground floor has exposed jetty beams of original timber encased
in C1840 shop front with architrave surround and angle paterae to windows. C19 brackets
above, dentillated cornice, C20 plastic shop fascia lettering. Jettied first floor has
2 plate glass sashes. Blank second floor. Half-hipped roof with central gabled dormer.
Interior: ground floor has transverse chamfered bridging beam and close set tenoned-in
joists. First floor has one exposed and 3 encased angle jowled posts, rest of frame
largely intact. Narrow site reflects medieval development and burgage plots of High

Listing NGR: TL9961925235

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