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T C News, Kelvedon

Description: T C News

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 June 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 116501

OS Grid Reference: TL8639419170
OS Grid Coordinates: 586394, 219170
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8400, 0.7042

Location: High Street, Kelvedon, Essex CO5 9JD

Locality: Kelvedon
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO5 9JD

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Listing Text

TL 8619-8719 (north-west side)

8/189 No. 175 (T.C. News)


House, now shop and house. Late medieval, altered in C18 and C20. Timber
framed, roughcast and plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 2-bay
crosswing of hall house to left (item 81/188, q.v.), with 3-bay wing to rear.
C18 extension to right of crosswing, with stack in rear right corner, 2-bay wing
to rear of it, and C20 extension in painted brick beyond. The whole forms a
rectangular plan. 2 storeys; rear right wing of one storey with attics. Ground
floor, C20 shopfront with central glazed door. First floor, 2 C20 casements.
In the right gable the ends of the rear wallplate and 2 side purlins are
exposed, the roof raised approx. 0.30 metre above. Gambrel roof over rear right
wing. Chimney cement-rendered. The crosswing has an underbuilt jetty and a
binding beam, both plastered. In the shop the right wall of the crosswing is
all removed except one main post, plastered. In the rear wing are 2 transverse
beams, chamfered with lamb's tongue stops. On the first floor of the crosswing
2 jowled posts are exposed, the remainder of the frame concealed. The roof has
been rebuilt to align with the street. RCHM 29.

Listing NGR: TL8639419170

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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