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22-26, Lower Holt Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Earls Colne, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9263 / 51°55'34"N

Longitude: 0.7117 / 0°42'42"E

OS Eastings: 586552

OS Northings: 228784

OS Grid: TL865287

Mapcode National: GBR QJW.0S3

Mapcode Global: VHKFP.9V35

Plus Code: 9F32WPG6+GM

Entry Name: 22-26, Lower Holt Street

Listing Date: 21 June 1962

Last Amended: 10 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123195

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115951

Location: Earls Colne, Braintree, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Earls Colne

Built-Up Area: Earls Colne

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Earls Colne St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Earls Colne


(south side)

9/103 Nos. 22-26 (evens)
21.6.62 (formerly listed as
Nos. 1, 2, and 3,
Tudor Cottage)


House, now divided into-3 cottages. C15, extended in C18. Timber framed,
plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. The main range facing NW is
divided into no. 24, at the right end, with an axial stack, and no. 26, at the
left end, with an end stack. A C17 extension behind no. 24 is now no. 22. One
storey with attics. 3 C20 leaded casements and 4 more in gabled dormers. 2 C20
doors (no. 24 with flanking lights) both with flat canopies on brackets. In no.
24 the end of a floor beam projects through the front wall and is tusk-tenoned;
it projects at the rear also, but the tenon is missing. The left bay of no. 24
has this beam and a connecting axial beam, both chamfered with step stops, and
chamfered joists of horizontal section with step stops supported on pegged
clamps, comprising a floor inserted.c.1560. Large wood-burning hearth facing to
left, late C16, with re-used moulded and carved mantel beam, early C16. The
right bay has a C17 inserted floor, with runout stops on the beams and plain
joists of vertical section, and heavily smoke-blackened rafters. Interior of
no. 26 not examined. No. 22 has an end stack, probably external originally but
later enclosed, and plain joists of vertical section. (Wherein I Dwell, Earls
Colne WEA, 1983, 66-7).

Listing NGR: TL8655228784

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