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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: 1123195



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Earls Colne

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1962

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Apr-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 115951

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TL 8628-8728 EARLS COLNE LOWER HOLT STREET (south side)

9/103 Nos. 22-26 (evens) 21.6.62 (formerly listed as Nos. 1, 2, and 3, Tudor Cottage)


House, now divided into-3 cottages. C15, extended in C18. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. The main range facing NW is divided into no. 24, at the right end, with an axial stack, and no. 26, at the left end, with an end stack. A C17 extension behind no. 24 is now no. 22. One storey with attics. 3 C20 leaded casements and 4 more in gabled dormers. 2 C20 doors (no. 24 with flanking lights) both with flat canopies on brackets. In no. 24 the end of a floor beam projects through the front wall and is tusk-tenoned; it projects at the rear also, but the tenon is missing. The left bay of no. 24 has this beam and a connecting axial beam, both chamfered with step stops, and chamfered joists of horizontal section with step stops supported on pegged clamps, comprising a floor inserted.c.1560. Large wood-burning hearth facing to left, late C16, with re-used moulded and carved mantel beam, early C16. The right bay has a C17 inserted floor, with runout stops on the beams and plain joists of vertical section, and heavily smoke-blackened rafters. Interior of no. 26 not examined. No. 22 has an end stack, probably external originally but later enclosed, and plain joists of vertical section. (Wherein I Dwell, Earls Colne WEA, 1983, 66-7).

Listing NGR: TL8655228784

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Wherein I Dwell, (1983), 66-7

National Grid Reference: TL 86552 28784


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