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Le Soken Antiques

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8579 / 51°51'28"N

Longitude: 1.1613 / 1°9'40"E

OS Eastings: 617787

OS Northings: 222425

OS Grid: TM177224

Mapcode National: GBR VRK.DFP

Mapcode Global: VHLCS.2KSL

Entry Name: Le Soken Antiques

Listing Date: 30 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322621

English Heritage Legacy ID: 120317

Location: Thorpe-le-Soken, Tendring, Essex, CO16

County: Essex

District: Tendring

Civil Parish: Thorpe-le-Soken

Built-Up Area: Thorpe-le-Soken

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Thorpe-le-Soken

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TM 1622-1722

(south-west side)

Le Soken Antiques


Wrongly shown on OS map as part of Homeleigh. House, now shop and house. C16,
altered in C18, C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered with some exposed framing
and some weatherboarding, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay range
facing NE, and C18 parallel range to rear. C19 single-storey brick extension to
rear, with one internal stack. 2 storeys. On ground floor, C20 shopfront with
central glazed door, below jetty supported on 3 C20 brick piers. Original plain
bracket at right end, the post below it hacked, but probably having had an
attached shaft originally. First floor, 2 sashes of early C19 type of 3 + 6
lights, exposed timber framing with 'Suffolk' braces trenched outside the
studding, partly restored, and C18 timber framed parapet, with frame exposed.
On the left return the ground floor is clad with red brick in Flemish bond, the
first floor has exposed framing, and the gable is weatherboarded. Jowled posts.
First floor rebuilt, with chamfered axial beam and plain joists of vertical
section. Clasped purlin roof. Formerly part of Homeleigh, immediately to the

Listing NGR: TM1778722425

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