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WEFAN HOUSE

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: WEFAN HOUSE

List entry Number: 1123895

Location

WEFAN HOUSE, 39, WEST STREET

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Coggeshall

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 06-Sep-1988

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 116260

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 8422-8522 COGGESHALL WEST STREET (south side)

9/231 No. 39 (Wefan House) 31.10.66 (formerly listed as Nos. 39 and 41 (Waldor and Glenmore), as on the N side of West Street)

GV II

House. Circa 1600, altered in early C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade and machine-made red plain tiles. 5 bays facing N with central stack, forming a lobby-entrance, and wing to rear, forming a T-plan; C20 extension beyond, and C19 wing to rear left. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 16 lights with crown glass. First floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 4+8 lights, and one of 3+6 lights over door, with crown glass. Off-centre early C19 6-panel door, bottom panels flush, middle panels moulded, top panels glazed, in simple doorcase with moulded flat canopy; one stone step. On the main range all the tiles are handmade; on the right rear range handmade and machine-made tiles are used together. Unjowled posts, primary straight bracing in walls, edge- halved and bridled scarfs in both wallplates. 2 chamfered binding beams with lamb's tongue stops (some missing), plain joists of vertical section. In left ground-floor room, wood-burning hearth with chamfered jambs and depressed arch, plastered. In right ground-floor room, wood-burning hearth with replaced mantel beam. In left upper room, wood-burning hearth with chamfered jambs and depressed arch, stripped of plaster, and introduced moulded timber above. In right upper room, late C19 cast iron grate. Clasped purlin roof with arched wind-braces, and introduced softwood. The rear wing appears to be original; one chamfered binding beam with lamb's tongue stops, plain joists of vertical section; rear ground-floor studding removed. Mounted on the rear wallplate of the main range at the junction is an introduced C14/15 cross-quadrate crownpost with altered 4-way rising braces. Some plain battened pine doors and hinges, C18/early C19. One introduced door incorporating re-used C19 linenfold panelling. RCHM 88.

Listing NGR: TL8470522488

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National Grid Reference: TL 84705 22488

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