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Latitude: 51.8888 / 51°53'19"N
Longitude: 0.896 / 0°53'45"E
OS Eastings: 599388
OS Northings: 225101
OS Grid: TL993251
Mapcode National: GBR SN4.KBR
Mapcode Global: VHKFZ.HS1F
Plus Code: 9F32VVQW+GC
Entry Name: Navy and Army Stores
Listing Date: 9 February 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1084299
English Heritage Legacy ID: 473026
Location: Castle, Colchester, Essex, CO1
Electoral Ward/Division: Castle
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Colchester
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Colchester St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
Tagged with: Building
Navy and Army Stores
House. Early C15. Timber framed, faced in brick mid C18. Gault brick parallel range added to front early C19; plaintiled roofs. Converted to public house (the Alexandra) late Cl9 and to shop mid C20.
EXTERIOR: east facade of 3 storeys; 2-window range. Early C20 double-fronted display windows, with recessed doorway left of centre. Curved glass to display windows. Tiled plinth and side panels. Plain fascia board and canopy box. Half-glazed entrance door. Late C20 6-panelled door to passageway to right of elevation. 2 616 unhorned sashes each floor above, with painted stucco surrounds. Paired soffit brackets to eaves. No stacks.
Rear of Cl5 living is 2 storeys; 3-window range. Passageway to left, below a 4-paned single-light casement to fist floor. One 2-light C20 casement to centre of first floor and one 313 unhorned sash to right. Cross wing to south with one 12/12 horizontally sliding sash at first floor.
INTERIOR: remains of panelled public house counter in east ground-floor room, with quadrant panelling above. Remainder of ground floor opened into single retail area. One chamfered C17 bridging beam. Stick-baluster staircase with oval handrail and rectangular newels. Upper rooms of both ranges without ornament or fittings. Smoke-blackened roof of rear range: one square section crown post with straight braces to crown purlin (one brace missing), and one further post at north and south ends. Common rafters and trenched collars.
Listing NGR: TL9938825101
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