Monument record MCC27 - The Perseverance Inn, Hythe Hill, Colchester (site of)


15th or 16th century house and Inn (demolished).


Grid reference TM 01463 24693 (point)
Map sheet TM02SW
1848 Parish ST LEONARD


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

15th or 16th century house. Between 1830 and 1877 the building was used as an Inn and was known as 'The Perseverance'. It was then divided into tenements and later became a furniture store before finally being dismantled in 1910 and removed for re-erection at a site in Surrey.<1><2> Photographs taken during its dismantling show a timber framed structure.<3><4> Plans from the buildings deeds show the division of a rear portion of the building, into cottages.<5>

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Monograph: Roberts, Julie, M.. 1988. Cedar Court: From Colchester to Kingston..
  • <2> Monograph: Jephcott, Jess. A. 1995. The Inns, Taverns and Pubs of Colchester. p.202.
  • <3> Photograph: Stutter, J. E.. 1910. The Old 'Perseverance' being demolished. Black & White print.
  • <4> Photograph: Unknown. 1910. Perseverance Inn. Black and white print.
  • <5> DRAWING - ELEVATION: Unknown. Unknown. Plans of 'The Perseverance' from old deeds.

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Record last edited

Jan 31 2017 9:15AM

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