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Latitude: 51.9268 / 51°55'36"N
Longitude: 0.7104 / 0°42'37"E
OS Eastings: 586460
OS Northings: 228835
OS Grid: TL864288
Mapcode National: GBR QJW.0G2
Mapcode Global: VHKFP.8TFS
Plus Code: 9F32WPG6+P5
Entry Name: Colne Priory
Listing Date: 7 August 1952
Last Amended: 10 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1306123
English Heritage Legacy ID: 115943
Location: Earls Colne, Braintree, Essex, CO6
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
TL 8628-8728 EARLS COLNE LOWER HOLT STREET
9/95 Colne Priory (formerly
7.8.52 listed as Earls Colne
House. 1825 for Henry Holgate Carwardine, incorporating remains of mid-C18
house. Gothick style, in red brick in Flemish bond, roofed with handmade red
plain tiles. Originally an L-plan facing SW, with single-storey extension to SE
and NE. 2 storeys. SW front has 2 ranges, the right having a steeply pitched
roof, parapet wall and parapetted verges; the left range has a simple parapet
rising at the corners, with low-pitched roofs behind. 2:3 window range of
sashes with glazing bars, with square heads in recessed 2-centred brick arches.
Those in left range have 2-centred heads with decorative glazing bars. Large
2-centred arch to entrance. White and cream chimney pots in the form of C16
grouped decorative shafts. The NW elevation has a small tower with sashes with
square heads and 2-centred drip-moulds on gauged brick arches, and crenellated
parapet; projecting full-height bay with arcaded ground floor of 2-centred
arches. String courses. Late C19 extension has large original casements with
2-centred heads. On site of Benedictine Priory. (Wherein I Dwell, Earls Colne
WEA, 1983, 69). RCHM 2.
Listing NGR: TL8646028835
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