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Latitude: 51.888 / 51°53'16"N
Longitude: 0.8967 / 0°53'47"E
OS Eastings: 599435
OS Northings: 225012
OS Grid: TL994250
Mapcode National: GBR SN4.RHF
Mapcode Global: VHKFZ.HTD1
Entry Name: 17, SIR ISAAC'S WALK (See details for further address information)
Listing Date: 24 February 1950
Last Amended: 2 December 1971
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1337728
English Heritage Legacy ID: 116989
Location: Colchester, Essex, CO1
Electoral Ward/Division: Castle
Built-Up Area: Colchester
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Colchester St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
1. HEAD STREET
995 (East Side)
Nos 58 to 62 (even)
TL 9925 SW 4/80 24.2.50.
With No 17 Sir Isaac's Walk. Large late C17 house with mediaeval cellar
with C18 front. Known as Headgate House or Rebow's House (Rebow family
one of the richest and most important in the town in C17 and C18.
Sir Isaac Rebow is said to have entertained William III here). The
house is of 2 storeys and attics (2 hipped dormers at the rear) timber-
framed and plastered, the roofs tiled, half H-shaped plan with wings
extending east at the rear; these wings have a coved eaves cornice of
plaster, and roofs hipped at the east end. The front is plastered and
has a parapet, 5-window range with central oriel to 1st floor, double
hung sashes with glazing bars; the oriel has a modillioned cornice.
Ground floor shops and offices. The interior has some late C17 features.
Nos 44 to 62 (even) form a group with No 17 Sir Isaac's Walk
Listing NGR: TL9943525012
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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