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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.

Name: 44-52, HEAD STREET

List entry Number: 1123595



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

County: Essex

District: Colchester

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1950

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 116987

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1. HEAD STREET 995 (East Side) Nos 44 to 52 (even) TL 9925 SW 4/78 24.2.50.


2. 1763-5. A fine red brick Georgian building with the ground floor extensively altered by modern shop premises, but the upper storeys retain much of their original character. 2 storeyed addition at south end. The main block has 3 storeys, the centre front breaking forward under a pediment. Continuous parapet running round the house and modillion brick cornice below. The roofs are tiled. The front has a 7-window range of double hung sashes, but the glazing bars are largely replaced by plate glass. 2 storeyed wing at the rear has a parapet and 5-window range on the east side, double hung sashes with glazing bars, central arched window in upper storey, 3 hipped dormers. The south addition has a parapet and modillioned brick cornice, 3-window range, a belvedere in the centre of the roof.

Nos 44 to 62 (even) form a group with No 17 Sir Isaac's Walk

Listing NGR: TL9942325053

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National Grid Reference: TL 99423 25053


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