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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: 1123238



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Colne Engaine

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: 115853

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TL 8430-8530 COLNE ENGAINE BROOK STREET (north side)

7/4 Nos 2-8 (evens)


Terrace of almshouses. C18 or earlier, altered in C19. Timber framed, clad with yellow brick in Flemish bond, ornamented with red brick, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Single range of attached cottages facing S, with one axial stack to left of centre and one at right end. Probably 5 units originally, 2 combined to form no. 4. Rear extensions. One storey with attics. No. 2 (at the right end) has 2 C19 casements and 2 more in lean-to dormers. No. 4 has one C19 horizontal sash of 16 lights, one C19 sash of 12 lights, and one C19 casement and one C19 horizontal sash of 12 lights in lean-to dormers. No. 6 has one sash of 16 lights, and one horizontal sash of 12 lights in a lean-to dormer. No. 8 has one horizontal sash of 12 lights, and one C20 casement in a lean-to dormer. All the ground-floor windows have moulded stone lintels. 5 identical late C19 4-panel doors, with 2 lights glazed with leaded coloured glass (no. 4 having 2 doors). 3 late C19 porches (2 double, one single) with gabled roofs supported on slender turned wooden stanchions. 2 courses of red brick near top of front elevation. An attractive group with The Old School House opposite; although windows have been changed at various periods the original apertures remain undisturbed, and the scale of the present windows remains consistent with the cottage character of the group.

Listing NGR: TL8494530366

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National Grid Reference: TL 84945 30366


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