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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: 83 AND 85, HIGH STREET

List entry Number: 1306151



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Earls Colne

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1962

Date of most recent amendment: 10-Apr-1987

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 115928

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TL 8428-8528 EARLS COLNE HIGH STREET (north side)

8/80 Nos. 83 and 85 21.6.62 (formerly listed as House and Shop (Moy))


Wrongly shown on OS map as nos. 81 and 85. House, now house and shop. Early C15, altered in mid-C16 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with red plain tiles. Hall house with C16 axial stack in right bay, and 2 crosswings, originally jettied to street, now underbuilt. Left crosswing now oversailed by roof of nos. 79 and 81 (item 8/79, q.v.). Floor inserted in hall and roof raised c.1540. 2 storeys. 3-window range of C20 casements, and small C20 shopfront in right wing. Half-glazed door. Stack rebuilt at top in late C19. Stop-chamfered beams. Some smoke-blackened rafters re-used in raised roof. This property and nos. 79 and 81 were under joint ownership for much of their history, and have been roofed and sub-divided and re-combined without regard for the divisions of the original structure (Wherein I Dwell, Earls Colne WEA, 1983, 42-3). RCHM 4.

Listing NGR: TL8593828873

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Wherein I Dwell, (1983), 42-3

National Grid Reference: TL 85938 28873


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