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Description: Warehouse and Workshop at Mellons Timber Yard
Date Listed: 25 June 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 116490
OS Grid Reference: TL8611618800
OS Grid Coordinates: 586116, 218800
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8368, 0.7000
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KELVEDON HIGH STREET
TL 8418-8518 (north-west side)
10/177 No. 99, Warehouse and
25.6.74 workshop at Mellons
Timber Yard (formerly
listed as Warehouse,
Mellons Timber Yard)
Warehouse and workshop. C19. Timber framed, weatherboarded, roofed with
corrugated iron and red clay pantiles. 4 bays aligned NW-SE, with entrance to
SW, 3 storeys, and 3 bays to NW same alignment, one storey with loft. SE
elevation (to High Street), full-width band of small-pane fixed lights on ground
and first floors. On second floor, moulded frame enclosing the whole storey,
formerly of a trade sign. Semi-circular fixed light with moulded rim in gable.
On the left return, 3 bays of the ground floor are open; plain boarded door with
simple canopy in SE bay. On first floor, double loading doors, and to each
side, continuous band of small-pane fixed lights. On second floor, similar
loading doors, shorter band of similar windows. Low-pitched corrugated iron
roof. The smaller building to the NW; has in the SW elevation, scattered
fenestration on the ground floor, and a full-length band of small-pane fixed
lights in the loft; half-glazed door in recessed entrance bay, and one plain
boarded door; pantiled roof. In main building, bolted knees to transverse
beams. Ground floor approx. 0.5 metre below the level of tarmac yard. Shown on
First Edition 25" o.s. map of 1875, and apparently on tithe map of 1840 (Essex
Record Office, D/CT 196). A timber business was founded on this site by
Jeremiah Braddy in 1818, and remained in the family until 1964, when it was sold
by William Braddy to Mellons (Essex County Standard, 15 December1978).
Listing NGR: TL8611618800
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Source: English Heritage
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