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37, West Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Coggeshall, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8704 / 51°52'13"N

Longitude: 0.682 / 0°40'55"E

OS Eastings: 584735

OS Northings: 222492

OS Grid: TL847224

Mapcode National: GBR QKD.R76

Mapcode Global: VHJJL.R7WZ

Plus Code: 9F32VMCJ+5Q

Entry Name: 37, West Street

Listing Date: 31 October 1966

Last Amended: 6 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123894

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116259

Location: Coggeshall, Braintree, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

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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(south side)

9/230 No. 37 (formerly
31.10.66 listed as on the N
side of West Street)


House. Early C15, altered in C18 and 1984. Timber framed, plastered and
weatherboarded, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 2-bay service crosswing
of former hall house facing N. C18 parallel 2-bay wing to left, with C20
internal stack at left, and C20 extension to rear, with single-storey lean-to
beyond. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 2 late C19 sashes of 4 lights with inserted
glazing bars (now making 8 horizontal panes). First floor, 2 similar sashes,
unaltered. Off-centre 6-panel door in plain doorcase with flat canopy on
profiled brackets; one stone step with wrought iron bootscraper. Hipped roof
aligned parallel with street to span both wings. Concave coving below eaves at
front and sides, C20 imitation of C18 original. Some weatherboarding in left
return. Exposed studding in right wing, widely spaced, with trenched curved
bracing in axial partition (and one replaced). Plain joists of horizontal
section jointed to binding beam with unrefined central tenons. Edge-halved and
bridled scarf in right wallplate. Unglazed window at rear of first floor, with
3 diamond mullions (one repaired) and shutter groove. Another shutter groove in
right wallplate. Crownpost roof, complete in rear bay, rebuilt in front bay,
with axial brace 0.06 metre wide, and original patterned daub above central
tiebeam. Photographs in the possession of the owners show the house stripped to
the frame in 1984, with primary straight bracing in both parts of the front
wall. Re-used smoke-blackened rafters from a medieval hall in the roof of the
left wing.

Listing NGR: TL8473522492

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