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1, Bridge Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Coggeshall, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8707 / 51°52'14"N

Longitude: 0.6856 / 0°41'8"E

OS Eastings: 584986

OS Northings: 222535

OS Grid: TL849225

Mapcode National: GBR QKF.L60

Mapcode Global: VHJJL.T7TR

Plus Code: 9F32VMCP+77

Entry Name: 1, Bridge Street

Listing Date: 31 October 1966

Last Amended: 6 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123153

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116053

Location: Coggeshall, Braintree, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Coggeshall

Built-Up Area: Coggeshall

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Coggeshall with Markshall

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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9/22 No. 1 (formerly listed
31.10.66 in Market End)


House and shop. C17, extended in early C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered,
roofed with handmade red plain tiles and slate. 2-bay main range facing NW (to
Market End) and 2-bay wing to rear of left bay, with internal stack at the
junction. Early C19 wing extending along Bridge Street, facing W. 2 storeys,
cellar and attic. Elevation to Market End, ground floor, one early C19 sash of
16 lights with crown glass, and C19 shop window of 4 narrow vertical lights with
2 fluted pilasters, plain fascia and shallow canopy; first floor, one tripartite
sash of 4-16-4 lights; C19 horizontal sash of 12 lights in gabled dormer. The
same shopfront extends round the obtuse angle into the Bridge Street elevation,
with similar window, pilasters, fascia and canopy, and half-glazed door and
overlight splayed on the angle. The Bridge Street elevation has also an early
C19 shopfront of 40 lights (the bottom line of 10 lights blocked) with a door to
the left, 3 fluted pilasters, plain fascia and moulded shallow canopy, and on
the first floor 2 similar tripartite sashes and one sash of 3+6 lights; one C19
horizontal sash of 12 lights in attic gable. The roofs of the Market End range
and rear wing are tiled; the roof of the Bridge Street wing is of shallow pitch
and slated, and the rear elevation is weatherboarded. In the main range is a
chamfered axial beam, mainly boxed in; joists plastered to the soffits. 2
wood-burning hearths back to back, each with a rounded right splay; the front
hearth is reduced to form a coal-burning hearth and an arched recess to the
right of it. Under alteration at time of survey, May 1987. Known as The Green
Dragon Inn in the C18 (G.F. Beaumont, A History of Coggeshall in Essex, 1890,
233). RCHM 78.

Listing NGR: TL8498622535

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