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25 and 27, East Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Coggeshall, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8712 / 51°52'16"N

Longitude: 0.6877 / 0°41'15"E

OS Eastings: 585129

OS Northings: 222598

OS Grid: TL851225

Mapcode National: GBR QKF.LQ8

Mapcode Global: VHJJL.V7YC

Entry Name: 25 and 27, East Street

Listing Date: 31 October 1966

Last Amended: 6 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169438

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116126

Location: Coggeshall, Braintree, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

District: Braintree

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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Listing Text

(north side)

9/94 Nos. 25 and 27
31.10.66 (formerly listed with
no. 29 (Swan House) as
one item)


House, now 2 houses. C16 or earlier, altered in C17, C19 and C20. Timber
framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Main range of 2 bays
facing S, with C19 internal stack at rear. 2-bay crosswing to left with C18/19
stack in rear left corner. C17 wing to rear of crosswing, with external end
stack, C19 catslide extension to right, and C20 single-storey extension to rear
(no. 25). C19 2-storey lean-to extension of red brick with slate roof to rear
of no. 27. 2 storeys. No. 25, ground floor, one early C19 tripartite sash of
4-16-4 lights; first floor, one early C19 sash of 12 lights; C20 6-panel door in
recessed porch with C20 pediment. No. 27, ground floor, one early C19 sash of
10+10 lights, or replica; first floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 12 lights; C20 door
in early C19 simple doorcase with flat canopy on profiled brackets. Plain door
with small light in similar doorcase, to passage. No. 25 has in the rear
elevation, on the first floor, one early C19 sash of 16 lights with crown glass.
No. 25 has an underbuilt jetty at the front, a chamfered binding beam with step
stops, joists plastered to the soffits, and a chamfered central tiebeam,
unstopped. On the first floor is an early C19 cast iron ducknest grate. The
main roof has been rebuilt in the C19. The original roof of the C17 rear wing
incorporates some re-used smoke-blackened rafters from a medieval hall.
Renovated in 1974. No. 27 has a chamfered axial beam, plain joists of vertical
section, with lamb's tongue stops, chamfered joists of vertical section, and
over the first floor, chamfered transverse and axial beams with lamb's tongue
and notch stops. Walls raised approximately 0.70 metre. Face-halved and bladed
scarf in front wallplate. Roof rebuilt in C18 or C19. On the ground floor, in
the front left corner, is an attached early C19 corner cupboard with semi-
elliptical arched head and profiled shelves. The (originally) external framing
of no. 29 (item 9/95, q.v.) is exposed in no. 27. Formerly The Sugar Loaf Inn,
also known as the King's Arms (G.F. Beaumont, A History of Coggeshall in Essex,
1890, 195 and 240).

Listing NGR: TL8512922598

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