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79 and 81, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Earls Colne, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9274 / 51°55'38"N

Longitude: 0.7026 / 0°42'9"E

OS Eastings: 585923

OS Northings: 228880

OS Grid: TL859288

Mapcode National: GBR QJV.4GY

Mapcode Global: VHKFP.4T9B

Entry Name: 79 and 81, High Street

Listing Date: 21 June 1962

Last Amended: 10 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337904

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115927

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)

8/79 Nos. 79 and 81
21.6.62 (formerly listed as
House and shop


House. C15, of at least 2 builds, altered in C16 and C18. Timber framed,
plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Left crosswing formerly jettied
and gabled to street, now underbuilt and oversailed by roof of main range. C19
external stack at left, C19 internal stack at right. Rear extensions. 2
storeys. 3-window range of early C19 sashes of 16 lights. 6-panel door, the
top 2 panels glazed, with simple canopy on brackets. Internally, high quality
original frame with stop-chamfered beams and some original door and window
openings. This property and nos. 83 and 85 (item 8/80, q.v.) adjoining were
under joint ownership for much of their history, and have been roofed and
sub-divided and re-combined without regard for the divisions of the original
structure (Wherein I Dwell, Earls Colne WEA, 1983, 42-3). RCHM 5.

Listing NGR: TL8592328880

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