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Description: Kelvedon Lady
Date Listed: 25 June 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 116483
OS Grid Reference: TL8598918564
OS Grid Coordinates: 585989, 218564
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8347, 0.6980
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KELVEDON HIGH STREET
TL 8418-8518 (north-west side)
9/170 Nos. 41 (Kelvedon
25.6.74 Lady), 43, and 45
(formerly listed as
Nos. 41 to 45 (odd)
Shown on OS map as nos. 41 and 43. House, now 2 shops and house. C15 origin,
mainly C17-early C19, altered in C20. Mainly timber framed and plastered,
partly of painted brick, mainly roofed with handmade red plain tiles, some
slate. Main range facing SE with axial stack at left end. Rear wing at left
end with 2 C19 axial stacks, and single-storey extension beyond. Early C19
crosswing of painted brick at right end, extending to front and rear, with 2
axial stacks and one in rear left angle; front half tiled, rear half slated.
C20 2-storey extension with flat roof to rear of main range between wings. 2
storeys. The main range has on the ground floor a C20 shopfront of 2 splayed
bays of small panes with a central glazed door (no. 41, Kelvedon Lady), and
C18/19 moulded cornice, and one early C19 sash of 12 lights; and on the first
floor 4 similar sashes, with crown glass. Door with 8 fielded panels, fluted
pilasters with moulded caps, triglyph frieze, dentilled and moulded flat canopy,
mounted on a rusticated architrave with projecting false keystone. The front
pitch of the roof is exceptionally steep, the remainder of normal tile pitch.
Plain parapet. The right crosswing (no. 45, Mason's Butchers) has on the ground
floor a C19 double shop window with large canopy of ogee curvature supported on
3 arched wrought iron brackets, with 3 wrought iron hooks to support a hanging
bar, missing. First floor, one C19/20 tripartite sash of 4-12-4 lights. The
left return of this projecting wing has on the ground floor one early C1$ sash
of 8 lights in a shallow segmental arch, and on the first floor a C20 replica
without arch. The right return has a C20 glazed door to the shop, within an
outer halved door, another halved door, and 2 C20 casements, and on the first
floor one early C19 sash of 12 lights. The left side of the rear part of this
wing has on the first floor 2 similar sashes. The roof is hipped at the front
and of normal tile pitch, of reduced pitch for slates at the rear. The shop of
no. 41 (Kelvedon Lady) has 2 boxed transverse beams, a blocked hearth at the
left, some painted early Cl? oak panelling, some C20 reproduction panelling, and
an early C19 stair. On the first floor the jowled posts, studs and curved
tension brace of a former outer wall are exposed, without infill; in the roof is
the structure of a C15 crownpost roof at right angles to the main range, with
plain crownpost and axial bracing, a former crosswing now absorbed into the main
range. The house between the 2 shops has on the ground floor C18 pine fielded
panelling and boxed axial beams. RCHM 35.
Listing NGR: TL8598918564
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Source: English Heritage
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