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The Institute, 28-46 High Street, and 2 York Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Earls Colne, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9278 / 51°55'40"N

Longitude: 0.6995 / 0°41'58"E

OS Eastings: 585703

OS Northings: 228917

OS Grid: TL857289

Mapcode National: GBR QJV.3N9

Mapcode Global: VHKFP.2TM1

Entry Name: The Institute, 28-46 High Street, and 2 York Road

Listing Date: 5 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170231

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115932

Location: Earls Colne, Braintree, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Earls Colne

Built-Up Area: Earls Colne

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Earls Colne St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 8428-8528 EARLS COLNE HIGH STREET
(south side)

8/84 The Institute (No 38)and No
5.2.86 28-46 (evens) and no.
2 York Road

GV II

Public hall and 10 cottages. 1854. Red and gault brick in Flemish bond, roofed
with slate. Symmetrical plan, with terrace of 4 cottages on each side of
institute, with a single unit with a semi-octagonal front projecting forwards at
each end. 12 axial stacks. Hall with gabled end to street. Hall and end units
in red brick, remainder in gault brick, in each case with contrasting dressings.
Hall of one storey, remainder of 2 storeys. 1:6:2:6:1 window range of original
sashes; end wings have 3 sashes of 6 lights on the ground floor, one of 16
lights on the first floor; other cottages have one sash of 12 lights on the
ground floor, 2 on the first floor. Hall has 2 sashes with semi-circular arches
and marginal lights, semi-circular window in gable, and round vent above. Doors
various. Nos. 32, 34, 36, 40, 42 and 44 have doorways with rusticated jambs,
segmental fanlights and moulded brick pediments. Nos 30 and 46 have fanlights
in semi-circular arches. One half-glazed door at right corner. The hall front
has decorative bands of white brick. The end units have white brick bands and
diamond motifs in white brick. The gault brick stacks have each a dentil course
below the capping. Built as a Mechanics' Institute and cottages by Harris Hills
of Green Farm (Wherein I Dwell, Earls Colne WEA, 1983, 70).


Listing NGR: TL8570328917

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Description

TL 8428-8528
8/84

EARLS COLNE
HIGH STREET (south side)
The Institute (No.38) and Nos. 28-46 (evens) and No. 2 York Road

5.2.86

GV
II
Public hall and ten cottages. 1854. Red and gault brick in Flemish bond, roofed with slate. Symmetrical plan, with terrace of four cottages on each side of institute, with a single unit with a semi-octagonal front projecting forwards at each end. Twelve axial stacks. Hall with gabled end to street.

Hall and end units in red brick, remainder in gault brick, in each case with contrasting dressings. Hall of one storey, remainder of two storeys. 1:6:2:6:1 window range of original sashes; end wings have three sashes of six lights on the ground floor, one of 16 lights on the first floor; other cottages have one sash of 12 lights on the ground floor, two on the first floor. Hall has two sashes with semi-circular arches and marginal lights, semi-circular window in gable, and round vent above. Doors various. Nos. 32, 34, 36, 40, 42 and 44 have doorways with rusticated jambs, segmental fanlights and moulded brick pediments. Nos. 30 and 46 have fanlights in semi-circular arches. One half-glazed door at right corner.

The hall front has decorative bands of white brick. The end units have white brick bands and diamond motifs in white brick. The gault brick stacks have each a dentil course below the capping.

Built as a Mechanics' Institute and cottages by Harris Hills of Green Farm

Listing NGR: TL8570328917

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