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Latitude: 51.9274 / 51°55'38"N
Longitude: 0.7013 / 0°42'4"E
OS Eastings: 585832
OS Northings: 228878
OS Grid: TL858288
Mapcode National: GBR QJV.43Z
Mapcode Global: VHKFP.3TMB
Entry Name: Post Office,sweet Shop and Video Library
Listing Date: 10 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1337905
English Heritage Legacy ID: 115933
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
8/85 Nos. 72-76 (evens)
(Post Office, Sweet
Shop and Video
House, now 3 shops. C14 and C17, altered in 1902. Timber framed, plastered
with exposed imitation framing and partly hung with red ornamental tiles, roofed
with red plain tiles. C14 crosswing at left, C17 main range possibly including
remnants of C13 open hall on same site. Front range 1902. 2 storeys. The
ground floor has 2 shopfronts, and entrance and early C20 casement to no. 72
(Post Office). First floor has 1:3:1 window range of early C20 sashes with
glazing bars in upper sashes only; sashes at each end have side-lights. Gable
at each end of front elevation. Pierced crested tiles on ridge. Much of the
original frame is exposed internally, with jowled posts, arch-braced wall
frames, and some smoke-blackened medieval rafters re-used in C17 raised roof of
the hall block (Wherein I Dwell, Earls Colne WEA, 1983, 34).
Listing NGR: TL8583228878
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