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Caxton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Coggeshall, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8709 / 51°52'15"N

Longitude: 0.6861 / 0°41'9"E

OS Eastings: 585017

OS Northings: 222552

OS Grid: TL850225

Mapcode National: GBR QKF.L97

Mapcode Global: VHJJL.V72N

Plus Code: 9F32VMCP+8C

Entry Name: Caxton House

Listing Date: 31 October 1966

Last Amended: 6 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169881

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116166

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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9/137 Nos. 3, 5 and 7
31.10.66 (Caxton House)


Inn, now house, shop and Post Office. Late C17, altered in C18 and late C19.
Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Square plan
facing NNW, with 2 internal stacks. 3 storeys and cellars. Ground floor, pair
of late C19 shops with central door to house. 2 splayed bays of 3 lights,
panelled below, under joint fascia. Each shop has a glazed door with a plain
overlight. 4 panelled pilasters with heavy carved and scrolled brackets to
fascia, with moulded cornice. Central 6-panel door, the bottom panels flush,
raised ovals on the others, and plain overlight, with similar panelling in each
jamb. First floor, 2 C18 splayed bays of sashes of 8-12-8 lights, and central
sash of 12 lights. The splayed bays continue above, with on the second floor 3
sashes of 4-6-4 lights in each, and a central sash of 6 lights. Dentilled and
moulded cornice with triglyph frieze, returning at each end, and plain parapet
following the line of the bays. Hipped roof. Recorded as The Crown Inn in
1692, a brewery in 1792, and a printing house in 1889 (G.F. Beaumont, A History
of Coggeshall in Essex, 1890, 232, and J.S. Gardner (ed.), Coggeshall, Essex,
1951, 32, 38).

Listing NGR: TL8501722552

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