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171 Lexden Road Colchester CO3 3TE

Date
1905

Large detached red-brick house called Deoban. Built in 1905 for Mr E McArthur Moir who had worked in the Indian Forest Service and named it after a town in Haryana state. Designed by Baker & May and built by R Beaumont. Two storeys plus attics lit by dormers. First-floor windows multi-pane upper sashes with lower single-pane ones. Central Venetian window. Large central doorway with semi-circular fanlight. Dentilled eaves, Porch with modern extension to the left. Once the home of Edward Paxman. Plan in ERO - D/B 6 Pb3/2159; designed by
Baker and May (architects) and built by R. Beaumont (builder).

1-4 Balkerne Passage

Date
c 1908

(Jaggers' list)
Originally Simkins furniture warehouse (the shop was on North Hill). Three storeys with four giant pilasters along both walls. ERO D/B 6 Pb3/2563, 1908, building plan of warehouse behind 65 North Hill, Colchester, W.R. Simkin (owner), R. Beaumont (architect and builder). Date 1908.

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