26 High Street

Date:
31 Oct 1999
Location:
26 High Street, Halstead, Braintree, Essex, CO9 2AP
Reference:
IOE01/00434/07
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

1.

5210 HIGH STREET (North-West Side) No 26 TL 8130 NW 1/26 24.2.50.

II* GV

2.

Originally a College or Chantry House, founded under the will of Bartholomew, Lord Bouchier in 1411. Of original building only a small part remains with a C19 addition to the street front and a C16 enlargement on the north side.

The original building has a very fine elaborate roof construction, visible on the 1st floor. There are parts of an original hammer beam roof, one with a terminal carved angel, and parts of an embattled cornice with traceried panels.

Side purlins and ridge piece. Collar arches are spur tied. The C16 upper storey projects on south-west side and there are some moulded ceiling beams. 2 storeys, timber-framed and plastered with red plain tile roof. Externally of little architectural value, but remaining parts of interior rich in detail. (RCHM 2).

Listing NGR: TL8138930678

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0449 IOE Records taken by Derek John Collis; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Derek John Collis. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Collis, Derek John

Rights Holder: Collis, Derek John

Keywords

Plaster, Tile, Timber, Medieval Timber Framed Building, Monument (By Form), Chantry College, Religious Ritual And Funerary, College Of Secular Priests