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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: 1123216



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: 10-Apr-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 115900

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TL 8428-8528 EARLS COLNE COLNE GREEN (north side)

8/52 Priory Farmhouse


House. Mid-C16, mid-C17 and early C19, altered in C20. Timber framed, roughcast rendered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Mid-C16 middle range facing S, mid-C17 wing at right end extending forwards, early C19 wing at left end extending forwards, forming a half-H plan. Axial stack at right end of middle range, external stack to rear of left wing. Lean-to conservatory to left of Left wing, single-storey extension with hipped roof to rear of right-wing. 2 storeys. Ground floor, one C20 casement and one C18 sash of 12 lights. First floor, 2 C20 casements. No windows at front of left wing. 6-panel door, the upper 4 panels glazed, with simple flat canopy. Recessed panel with inscribed date 1835 in right stack. Stop-chamfered beams, moulded joists with vine-leaf carving. Original fireplaces. Roofs of main range rebuilt in C19. The name is misleading, for this was a copyhold tenement of the Earldom manor, the main range probably built for Joan, second wife of Thomas Rolte in 1540.

Listing NGR: TL8551228982

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National Grid Reference: TL 85512 28982


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