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ESSEX AND SUFFOLK FIRE OFFICE

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: ESSEX AND SUFFOLK FIRE OFFICE

List entry Number: 1306789

Location

ESSEX AND SUFFOLK FIRE OFFICE, 157, HIGH STREET

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

County: Essex

District: Colchester

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1950

Date of most recent amendment: 02-Dec-1971

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 117031

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. HIGH STREET 995 (North Side) No 157 (Essex and Suffolk Fire Office) (Formerly listed as Essex and Suffolk TL 9925 SW 4/121 24.2.50. Equitable Insurance Office)

II* GV

2. Fine early C19 neo-classical facade with projecting colonnade. 1820 by David Laing. Built as a Corn Exchange. Originally 2 storeys with central pediment, a 3rd storey was added later. It is now of 3 storeys with central pediment and small open pediments at each end of the front, 9-window range of double hung sashes with glazing bars, the ground floor windows have arched heads. The colonnade has 9 pairs of cast iron Greek Doric columns across the pavement. The arcade behind was enclosed in later C19 and remodelled with plate glass in 1966.

Nos 156 to 158 (consec) and Albert Hall form a group

Listing NGR: TL9943725211

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National Grid Reference: TL 99437 25211

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