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A Grade II* Listed Building in Stanway, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8844 / 51°53'3"N

Longitude: 0.8191 / 0°49'8"E

OS Eastings: 594112

OS Northings: 224407

OS Grid: TL941244

Mapcode National: GBR RLQ.XK0

Mapcode Global: VHKFY.4WWS

Plus Code: 9F32VRM9+QJ

Entry Name: Catchbells

Listing Date: 27 January 1982

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1224841

English Heritage Legacy ID: 421002

Location: Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Stanway

Built-Up Area: Colchester

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Stanway St Albright

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

(north side)
TL 92 SW 11/51
Early C15 house with later alterations. Timber framed and brick clad. Two
storeys. Red plain tile, hipped and gabled roof. 1:1:2 window range, C18 and
C19 double hung vertical sliding sashes. H plan. East wing is early C15 with
fine pair of service doorways with rounded heads. Originally jettied and gabled
now underbuilt and oversailed. Original roof remains, with cambered and arch
braced tie beam, short 4 armed crown post, with moulded base and moulded and
castellated capital. Little of the original hall remains except one storey post.
Late C16 inserted first floor with moulded bridging joists and stop chamfered
common joists. West wing is circa 1500, originally jettied and gabled, now
underbuilt and oversailed. Fine circa 1500 chimney stack with rebuilt diagonal
shafts. Two original fireplaces. To the rear of the west wing is a 2 storey
late C19 wing in brick, part painted. Double hung vertical sliding sashes.
East wing has rear extension of C17 and later. East boundary has C18 red brick
wall. (RCHM 9).

Listing NGR: TL9411224407

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

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