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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1169344
English Heritage Legacy ID: 113902
Location: Halstead, Braintree, Essex, CO9
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
5210 HIGH STREET
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
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