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Latitude: 51.9265 / 51°55'35"N
Longitude: 0.7117 / 0°42'42"E
OS Eastings: 586548
OS Northings: 228807
OS Grid: TL865288
Mapcode National: GBR QJW.0S1
Mapcode Global: VHKFP.9V30
Entry Name: Boundary Wall to South,east and North East of Colne Priory
Listing Date: 21 June 1962
Last Amended: 10 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1123234
English Heritage Legacy ID: 115944
Location: Earls Colne, Braintree, Essex, CO6
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
TL 8628-8728 EARLS COLNE LOWER HOLT STREET
9/96 Boundary wall to south, east
21.6.62 and north east of Colne
Priory (Formerly listed as
Boundary Wall at Colne
Wall. Early C15, repaired in late C16 and mid-C17. Red brick in transitional
header bond, with some stretches in English and Flemish bonds. The face along
Lower Holt Street has 4 C20 buttresses and a small C19 doorway with 2-centred
head. The return at the NE end, adjacent to River House (item 9/97, q.v.) is
C17 and later, with dropped sections having C19 iron railings. The return at
the SW end, adjacent to Priory Cottage (item 9/l16, q.v.) has original lower
work and C20 rebuilding above. This section has a small door of C16 panels with
2-centred head, stepped gable over, and early C15 stone niche above door.
Documentary evidence from court rolls that the wall was built originally in 1426
by John Breteman, and John and Henry Dockeman, and repaired between 1583 and
1592, and in mid-C17. RCHM 3.
Listing NGR: TL8654828807
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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