Building record MCC373 - The Sun Inn, 112 Lexden Road, Colchester
|Grid reference||TL 97089 25135 (point)|
|Non Parish Area||COLCHESTER, COLCHESTER, ESSEX|
Type and Period (1)
16th century Inn, largely rebuilt in 18th century.
D of E survey. C18 features timber framed and plastered. Two storey and attics, the roofs tiled, restored. Three window range, 2 bay windows at east end of the front. <1>
Property deeds exist dated 1542 to 1547, which mention the Sun Ale house.<2>
'In the 18th century, following the turnpiking of Lexden Street, new houses were built there (Lexden) including the Sun public house'.<3>
- <1> SCC4 LIST: Department of the Environment. 1971. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest: Borough of Colchester (Essex). TL 9725 SW 3/315.
- <2> SCC12 Monograph: Jephcott, Jess. A. 1995. The Inns, Taverns and Pubs of Colchester. p.252.
- <3> SCC19 Monograph: Cooper, Janet (Ed). 1994. Vol. IX, The Borough of Colchester, A History of the County of Essex. Volume IX. p.393.
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Record last edited
Jan 31 2017 9:23AM