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The Minories

A Grade II* Listed Building in Colchester, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8897 / 51°53'23"N

Longitude: 0.9051 / 0°54'18"E

OS Eastings: 600009

OS Northings: 225230

OS Grid: TM000252

Mapcode National: GBR SN5.FN8

Mapcode Global: VHKFZ.MRVP

Plus Code: 9F32VWQ4+V2

Entry Name: The Minories

Listing Date: 24 February 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123607

English Heritage Legacy ID: 117008

Location: Castle, Colchester, Essex, CO1

County: Essex

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Colchester

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Colchester St Botolph with Holy Trinity (LEP)

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

995 (South Side)
No 74 (The Minories)
TM 0025 SW 6/104 24.2.50.


Early C16 timber-framed building remodelled in the later C18 for Thomas
Boggis, baymaker. There are modern extensions at the rear. The main
block has a red brick front with coping, 2 hipped gables behind the coping
the roofs tiled, 3 storeys, 5-window range of double hung sashes with
glazing bars, central 2 storeyed bay winow above the central Doric
porch; modillioned cornice below 3rd storey, band between ground and
1st floors, arched doorway with semi-circular fanlight, 6-panel door.
The garden elevation is of red brick with plastered parapet, moulded
brick cornice, 3-window range to the upper storey (central window
Venetian) 5 to the ground floor, band, brick quoins at the angles.
The rear wing has been much altered externally, the roof is hipped on the
south. The interior of this wing has a staircase of circa 1600 with carved
square newels. The interior of the main block has contemporary work (exposed
moulded ceiling beams) and many late C18 features, particularly a good
open-string staircase of circa 1774. There are C16 brick cellars with a
number of arched recesses.

Nos 67 to 75 (consec) and No 1 Queen Street form a group

Listing NGR: TM0000925230

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

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