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Orbell House post Office Residence

A Grade II Listed Building in Castle Hedingham, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9896 / 51°59'22"N

Longitude: 0.599 / 0°35'56"E

OS Eastings: 578547

OS Northings: 235541

OS Grid: TL785355

Mapcode National: GBR QHY.87V

Mapcode Global: VHJHZ.B8H3

Entry Name: Orbell House post Office Residence

Listing Date: 21 June 1962

Last Amended: 15 October 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338070

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114635

Location: Castle Hedingham, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Castle Hedingham

Built-Up Area: Castle Hedingham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Castle Hedingham St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 78 35 CASTLE HEDINGHAM ST. JAMES STREET
(SOUTH SIDE)
8/120 Orbell House and Post
21 6 62 Office residence (formerly listed
as Orbell)
GV II

House, now House and Shop. C16 or earlier with later additions and
alterations. Timber framed and plastered with exposed frame to first floor and
C20 cruciform pargetted bands, plaques etc. Two storeys and cellar. 2 C20 flat
head oriels to first floor and one small paned casement. 2 C20 bow windows to
ground floor. To right the 6 panel door with tracery to rectangular fanlight is
approached by steps. C20, six panel door to left with Ionic surround approached
by steps with C20 moulded posts and rails. Said to contain C16 panelling
linenfold panelled doors. Heavy chamfered bridging joists to ground floor.
RCHM 20.


Listing NGR: TL7854735541

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