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Pointwell House

A Grade II Listed Building in Coggeshall, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8615 / 51°51'41"N

Longitude: 0.69 / 0°41'23"E

OS Eastings: 585323

OS Northings: 221522

OS Grid: TL853215

Mapcode National: GBR QKM.780

Mapcode Global: VHJJL.XG4T

Entry Name: Pointwell House

Listing Date: 6 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116192

Location: Coggeshall, Braintree, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Coggeshall

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Coggeshall with Markshall

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

(north side)

6/164 No. 13 (Pointwell


House. Circa 1700, altered in C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red plain tiles. 4 bays facing S, with axial stack one bay from right
end. Early C19 extension of one bay to right. Large extension in front of
right half with side stacks, mid-C19. C19 single-storey wing to rear of main
stack, of red brick in Flemish bond, roofed with slate. 2 C20 small 2-storey
extensions with flat roofs to rear of main range. 2 storeys. The front
extension has 2 full-height splayed bays, each with 3 sashes at each floor, with
marginal lights. Flush 6-panel door and plain overlight in doorcase with fluted
jambs and moulded flat canopy. Ashlared plaster, dentilled and moulded cornice,
plain parapet. The main range has 2 C19 casements on each storey. C19
casements to rear. Axial beams of vertical section with asymmetrical chamfers,
plain joists of vertical section. Primary straight bracing in walls. 2 large
wood-burning hearths of 0.23 metre brickwork, one blocked. One first-floor room
is ceiled with tongued and grooved softwood boards, c.1900. Stair of high-
quality workmanship of similar date, with carved newels, slender barley-sugar
balusters, moulded handrail, possibly of the Coggeshall school. Clasped purlin
roof of main range incorporating some smoke-blackened medieval rafters. Roof of
front extension is of hand-sawn softwood. Deeds from c.1720 in the possession
of the owner. Shown in a map of 1732 (Essex Record Office, D/DU 19/3).

Listing NGR: TL8532321522

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