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26, High Street

A Grade II* Listed Building in Halstead, Essex

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Latitude: 51.945 / 51°56'41"N

Longitude: 0.6378 / 0°38'15"E

OS Eastings: 581392

OS Northings: 230675

OS Grid: TL813306

Mapcode National: GBR QJL.029

Mapcode Global: VHJJ6.0CJT

Entry Name: 26, High Street

Listing Date: 24 February 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169344

English Heritage Legacy ID: 113902

Location: Halstead, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Halstead

Built-Up Area: Halstead

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Halstead St Andrew with Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

(North-West Side)
No 26
TL 8130 NW 1/26 24.2.50.


Originally a College or Chantry House, founded under the will of Bartholomew,
Lord Bouchier in 1411. Of original building only a small part remains with
a C19 addition to the street front and a C16 enlargement on the north side.
The original building has a very fine elaborate roof construction, visible on
the 1st floor. There are parts of an original hammer beam roof, one with a
terminal carved angel, and parts of an embattled cornice with traceried panels.
Side purlins and ridge piece. Collar arches are spur tied. The C16 upper storey
projects on south-west side and there are some moulded ceiling beams. 2 storeys,
timber-framed and plastered with red plain tile roof. Externally of little architectural
value, but remaining parts of interior rich in detail. (RCHM 2).

Listing NGR: TL8139230675

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

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