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Post Office,sweet Shop and Video Library

A Grade II Listed Building in Earls Colne, Essex

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337905

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115933

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

TL 8428-8528 EARLS COLNE HIGH STREET
(south side)

8/85 Nos. 72-76 (evens)
(Post Office, Sweet
Shop and Video
Library)

GV II

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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