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Latitude: 51.9414 / 51°56'29"N
Longitude: 0.6862 / 0°41'10"E
OS Eastings: 584733
OS Northings: 230398
OS Grid: TL847303
Mapcode National: GBR QJN.6B5
Mapcode Global: VHJJ6.VG3K
Plus Code: 9F32WMRP+HF
Entry Name: 38 and 40, Brook Street
Listing Date: 10 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1123239
English Heritage Legacy ID: 115855
Location: Colne Engaine, Braintree, Essex, CO6
Civil Parish: Colne Engaine
Built-Up Area: Colne Engaine
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Colne Engaine St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL 8430--8530 COLNE ENGAINE BROOK STREET
7/6 Nos. 38 and 40
House, now divided into 2. Late C16, altered in C19 and C20. Timber framed,
plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 4 bays facing S with axial
stack, originally forming a lobby-entrance plan, now divided on line of stack.
Full-length catslide extension to rear, with 2 rear conservatories or glazed
porches. One storey with attics. 4 C20 casements and 2 more in gabled
half-dormers. 2 C20 doors in gabled porches. Roof raised. Concertina shafts
on axial stack, reduced in height. Truncated external stack at right end.
Jowled posts. No. 38 (at right) has plain longitudinal joists of horizontal
section in the right bay, and in the left bay a chamfered axial beam and
chamfered joists of horizontal section, all with lamb's tongue stops. The
internal partition has curved braces trenched into heavy studs, and at the upper
floor a C17 inserted doorway, now blocked. Large wood-burning hearth with
cupboard in right jamb, door missing. No. 40 not inspected internally.
Listing NGR: TL8473330398
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