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81 High Street / 1 - 3 Coles Lane, Linton

1 & 3 Coles Lane, Robert Cole’s House,Linton

History of 1 & 3 Coles Lane

Listed Building:

House divided into four dwellings. Early C16 with late C17 and C18 alterations and additions.

Home of Robert Cole corn chandler and cousin of Wm Cole the antiquary in 1725, first purchased by the Cole family 1675.

Historic England

W M Palmer wrote in 1913:

Robert Cole was a ‘considerable meal man’ and lived here in the eighteenth century. It has a beautifully carved bracket next to the grocer’s shop, and elaborate corbel table, remains of pargetting, and ancient glazed windows.


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