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The Bridge House

A Grade II Listed Building in Fordstreet, Essex

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Latitude: 51.909 / 51°54'32"N

Longitude: 0.7892 / 0°47'21"E

OS Eastings: 591953

OS Northings: 227060

OS Grid: TL919270

Mapcode National: GBR RLH.8CF

Mapcode Global: VHKFX.M8LX

Entry Name: The Bridge House

Listing Date: 27 January 1982

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110890

English Heritage Legacy ID: 117323

Location: Aldham, Colchester, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Civil Parish: Aldham

Built-Up Area: Fordstreet

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Aldham

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

The Bridge House
TL 92 NW 7/63
C17 house embodying earlier timber framing. One double range forming an L-plan
by junction with a single range aligned roughly east-west of 2 storeys throughout.
The front range has red brick casing with pilastered returns dated: 'MAB 1847',
with range of 5 windows on first storey and horned 2 pane sashes on ground storey
with stucco heads - keystoned - and sills. Front door in wide wooden case with
2 flattened columns and flat leaded hood, in fielded returns. Roof ridged and
gabled, pegtiled with 3 course brick eaves cornice, 2 red brick chimney stacks
in rear slope. Inside on the first floor much pine panelling, ceiling cornices
and chair rails all circa 1700. The front range has a C16 timber east wall that
was raised 3 feet in the early C17.

Listing NGR: TL9195327060

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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