THE READING AND COFFEE ROOMS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1122920

Date first listed: 15-Oct-1984

Statutory Address: THE READING AND COFFEE ROOMS, THE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: THE READING AND COFFEE ROOMS, THE STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Gosfield

National Grid Reference: TL 78298 29638

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History

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Details

TL 72 NE GOSFIELD THE STREET (EAST SIDE) 7/195 The Reading and Coffee Rooms

GV II

Reading and coffee room still used as a Village Hall. Circa 1850-1860 for Samuel Courtauld. Red brick with gault and black brick dressings. Bargeboards, plaster and batten decoration to porch and crosswing gables. Red plain and ornate tiles with red and black ridge tiles and fleur-de-lis tiles over. Left range of one storey with forward gabled porch to right. Two storey right crosswing. 2:1 window range of 3 light casements, those to left with transoms, black and gault segmental pointed arches. Brick rusticated quoins. Rails and muntins to nailed porch door with ornate iron hinges. Stone plaque above door reads "So that you may live". Another stone plaque over ground floor right window reads "Reading and Coffee Room". C20 matching brick single storey entrance porch to left with 6 panel double doors. This building is situated in the village centre and forms part of the complex built for Samuel Courtauld q.v. 7/191. Included for social historical interest.

Listing NGR: TL7829829638

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 114721

Legacy System: LBS

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