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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1123105



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Coggeshall

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Sep-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 116240

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TL 8422-8522 COGGESHALL WEST STREET (north side)

9/210 No. 22 (John H. King and Sons Ltd)


House and office, now offices. Early C19, altered in later C19. Gault and red brick in Flemish bond, roofed with slate. Approximately square plan facing SE, with original office wing to right, and later C19 wing to rear right connecting it to mill, which is not included in this item. 2 storeys. The front elevation and left return of the main house are of gault brick, the rest of red brick, with gault stacks. The front elevation and part of the right return of the office wing are of gault brick, with a gault stack, the remainder of red brick. The rear wing is of red brick with a gault stack. Front elevation, 3-window range of original sashes of 12 lights with flat arches, crown glass, and blind boxes. Central double doors, fanlight and side lights, in semi-elliptical arch of gauged brick. One stone step with 2 scrolled cast iron bootscrapers. Long overhanging eaves, hipped roof of shallow pitch. The front elevation of the office wing has an archway with semi-elliptical head, leading through to an original casement of 4 lights and marginal lights; plain parapet, hipped roof. The left return has a full-height splayed bay with 3 sashes of 12 lights at each storey, with crown glass, plastered between storeys, and one sash of 12 lights at each storey, with crown glass and flat arches. The rear elevation has a late C19 single-storey splayed bay with French window with semi-circular head, and an original sash above, of 12 lights with segmental arch. The right return of the main house has one similar sash at each storey. The right return of the office wing is plastered on the lower storey, and has on the upper storey one early C19 horizontal sash of 8+8 lights with crown glass. The large central entrance-hall has a semi-elliptical arch with fluted pilasters, and a geometrical stair with wreathed moulded handrail, 2 slender twist-turned balusters to each step and encircling a fluted newel, all of mahogany, and fretted tread-ends of unusual design. Niche with domical head in rear wall of stair. 6-panel doors and other original internal detailing. Owned by John Hall from 1839 to 1863 in connection with his Orchard Silk Mill, to the rear, but possibly built earlier (H. Benham, Some Essex Water Mills, 1976, 62).

Listing NGR: TL8485022588

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Benham, H, Some Essex Water Mills, (1976), 62

National Grid Reference: TL 84850 22588


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