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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: 1123250



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: 18-Dec-1986

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Apr-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 115878

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TL 8430-8530 COLNE ENGAINE PEBMARSH ROAD (west side)

7/29 The Old Rectory 18.12.86 (Formerly listed under Booses Green) II

Wrongly shown on OS map as Rectory. House. Early C19, incorporating fragment of an earlier building, extended in late C19. Mainly of plastered brick, roofed with slate; earlier wing timber framed, clad with painted brick, roofed with handmade red plain tiles; late C19 extension in painted brick with slate roof. Double pile plan facing SE, with 2 internal stacks symmetrically arranged. C19 external stack to rear right, with single-storey earlier wing beyond. Late C19/ early C20 lean-to extension to right of it. Late C19 extension to rear left. Early C20 conservatory to left of main range. 2 storeys. 3-window range of original sashes of 12 lights. Central 6-panel dooor, overlight with geometrical tracery, doorcase with 2 columns and open pediment, 2 stone steps. Entrance set slightly back from main elevation. Hipped roof of shallow pitch. Original stair with wreathed handrail and stick balusters. On ground floor, original 6-panel internal doors and skirtings. On first floor, 4-panel doors. A local guidebook reports that the house was built in 1825 for Dr. A.W. Trollope (rector 1814-27), and the left rear wing added by William Webster (rector 1865-70). (Colne Engaine, the Story of an Essex Parish, unsigned, undated but c. 1975).

Listing NGR: TL8462330834

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Colne Engaine The Story of an Essex Parish, (1975)

National Grid Reference: TL 84623 30834


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