Coles House - House - Grade 1

Six bay two storey structure with a rear cellar, all rubble masonry with a lime cement render to the front eastern facade. The rear retains a bake house with original large ovens and several phases of alteration as well asn a perpendicular ancillary range containing further rooms. The two ancillary structures form a courtyard with the main building, which is surrounded by a veranda at first and ground floor. The courtyard is bordered by lower status rooms in the half cellar. Internally the building retains a hardwood staircase, hardwood flooring and internal doors, as well as stud-work walling with lath and plaster. The main elevation has a four paneled door and sliding sash windows of several types.

Interpretation: A high status dwelling with ancillary buildings and historic joinery internally and externally.

Historical context: Unknown

Significance comments: Highly significant survival of an EIC period house with internal and external joinery and rear ancillaries, including a bake house.

Basic Information

Parcel: JT070013

Latest inspection date: 8/30/2011

Inspected by: BMJ

Interior inspected: No

Inspected for: HER Creation

Type: House

Sub type: None Sub type 2: None

Main period: East India Company

Period 2: None Period 3: None

Period 4: None Period 5: None




Trend: Stable

Days work to stabilse: 0

Condition comment:

Occupied: Yes

Feasible to occupy: Yes

Accessibility: Easily Accessible

Reuse Possibilities

None: No Tourist attraction: Yes Tourist accommodation: Yes Dwelling: Yes Public amenity: Yes Commercial: Yes Administrative: Yes Agricultural: No

Associated finds: None

Sources: None

Additional information: None

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