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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: 1306386



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: 06-Sep-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 116150

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TL 8422-8522 COGGESHALL EAST STREET (south side)

9/119 No. 72


House. Mid-C16 and C17, altered in C18/19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 3-bay range facing N, with large internal stack at right end, and small C18/19 external stack at left end. C17 2-bay wing to rear of left and middle bays, with C19 stack to right. In rear right angle 2 catslide extensions to the main range and the rear wing respectively meet at a valley. 2 storeys. 3 C20 casements on ground floor, 2 on first floor. Ashlared plaster at front. C20 door in left side of left wing. Between the 2 right bays of the main range is an open truss with cambered tie beam, chamfered with step stops, braces to it missing. Large wood-burning hearth reduced for an early C19 fireplace with cupboards to each side. Chamfered axial beam with step stops; plain joists of horizontal section in front of it, replaced thinner joists to rear. The rear wall has exposed studding with curved braces trenched to the outside, enclosed by rear lean-to; 2 grooves in wallplate for sliding shutters of blocked unglazed windows. Edge-halved and bridled scarfs in both wallplates. The left bay is more altered; intermediate studs on ground floor removed, C18 chamfered transverse beam with long lamb's tongue stops and plain joists of narrow section; C20 brick hearth. The rear wing has a chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue stops, plain joists of vertical section, unjowled posts, and a clasped purlin roof. The right pitch of this roof has been raised in the C19 to a shallower angle. Formerly The Star Inn, and in 1731 The Swan and Star (G.F. Beaumont, A History of Coggeshall in Essex, 1890, 239). RCHM 99.

Listing NGR: TL8546322628

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Beaumont, GF , A History of Coggeshall in Essex, (1890), 239

National Grid Reference: TL 85463 22628


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