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Latitude: 51.9231 / 51°55'23"N
Longitude: 0.7554 / 0°45'19"E
OS Eastings: 589571
OS Northings: 228540
OS Grid: TL895285
Mapcode National: GBR RL7.KS5
Mapcode Global: VHKFQ.1XQM
Plus Code: 9F32WQF4+65
Entry Name: Watch House
Listing Date: 27 January 1982
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1224980
English Heritage Legacy ID: 421204
Location: Wakes Colne, Colchester, Essex, CO6
Civil Parish: Wakes Colne
Built-Up Area: Chappel
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Wakes Colne and Chappel
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
WALES COLNE COLCHESTER ROAD
TL 8928 28/4
C16 house, timber framed and pebble-dashed, of 2 storeys and H-plan. West crosswing
higher than facade gable of hall. East crosswing with ridge lower than that
of hall. Original cross entry doorhead survives as a window against west wing,
red brick chimney stack at west end of hall. Windows casements in sets of 3.
Roofs gabled and pegtiled. Inside, the hall has been laterally divided by a
first floor on clamps, with deep joists circa 1520. The hall roof was rebuilt
at about the same date, soot from the open hearth survives on many rafters.
Listing NGR: TL8957128540
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