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Statutory Address:

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

Braintree (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 85203 22806


TL 8422-8522 COGGESHALL CHURCH STREET (north-west side)

9/49 No. 61 (Cockrells) 2.5.53 (formerly listed as Cockerells)


House. Early to mid C17, altered in c.1800, restored 1922. Timber framed, plastered with exposed restored framing, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Main range of 5 bays facing SE with contemporary stack to rear near left end, and later stack to rear near right end. 2-bay wing to rear of right stack, with C20 external stack at left. One-bay wing to left of it, possibly the original stair tower. One-bay wing to left of it, and 2 single-storey extensions beyond, one with a central stack and hipped roof, one with a flat roof. 2 storeys and attics. Ground floor, 2 C20 oriels of casements with flank windows in the style of 1600. First floor, 2 similar oriels and flank windows and a C20 casement in similar style. 3 C20 casements in gabled dormers. C20 door with 4-centred head, roll-moulded surround, moulded and carved 4-centred doorhead in early C16 style. Full-length jetty with exposed joists of vertical section. The exposed framing at the front, the right return and the left gable is nearly all of 1922; the remainder is plastered over. Unjowled posts, primary straight bracing and studding exposed internally, much restored. Chamfered transverse beams and axial bridging beams with lamb's tongue stops, some mutilated for former plaster, some renewed in 1922, at both storeys. Similar beams over the ground floor of the right wing, the remainder of it fully plastered internally. The left ground-floor hearth is original internally, wholly restored externally. The hearth above it has original moulded jambs and depressed arch, the back and internal splays repointed but apparently of C17 origin. The right stack has a C20 hearth on the ground floor and an ornate Victorian cast iron grate above. Original joggled butt-purlin roof, ceiled above collar level. Deeds in possession of the owner or Essex Record Office from the time of George III. RCHM 9.

Listing NGR: TL8520322806


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

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Date: 22 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/06089/19
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