COLNE PRIORY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1306123
Date first listed:
07-Aug-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
10-Apr-1987
Statutory Address:
COLNE PRIORY, LOWER HOLT STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
COLNE PRIORY, LOWER HOLT STREET

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

County:
Essex
District:
Braintree (District Authority)
Parish:
Earls Colne
National Grid Reference:
TL 86460 28835

Details

TL 8628-8728 EARLS COLNE LOWER HOLT STREET (north side)

9/95 Colne Priory (formerly 7.8.52 listed as Earls Colne Priory)

GV II

House. 1825 for Henry Holgate Carwardine, incorporating remains of mid-C18 house. Gothick style, in red brick in Flemish bond, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Originally an L-plan facing SW, with single-storey extension to SE and NE. 2 storeys. SW front has 2 ranges, the right having a steeply pitched roof, parapet wall and parapetted verges; the left range has a simple parapet rising at the corners, with low-pitched roofs behind. 2:3 window range of sashes with glazing bars, with square heads in recessed 2-centred brick arches. Those in left range have 2-centred heads with decorative glazing bars. Large 2-centred arch to entrance. White and cream chimney pots in the form of C16 grouped decorative shafts. The NW elevation has a small tower with sashes with square heads and 2-centred drip-moulds on gauged brick arches, and crenellated parapet; projecting full-height bay with arcaded ground floor of 2-centred arches. String courses. Late C19 extension has large original casements with 2-centred heads. On site of Benedictine Priory. (Wherein I Dwell, Earls Colne WEA, 1983, 69). RCHM 2.

Listing NGR: TL8646028835

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
115943
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Wherein I Dwell, (1983), 69

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 30 May 2001
Reference: IOE01/04165/01
Rights: Copyright IoE David Guthrie. Source Historic England Archive
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