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Virginia House, Kelvedon

Description: Virginia House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116502

OS Grid Reference: TL8635319102
OS Grid Coordinates: 586353, 219102
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8394, 0.7036

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)

8/191 No. 193 (Virginia


House, now part of attached pair. C16, extended in early C19 and C20. Timber
framed, with brick facade, all plastered, roofed with slate. 2-bay crosswing
aligned NW-SE of former hall house. Extended to left in early C19 to form a
range of cottages, extended to rear in C20. One internal stack. Abuts on no.
191 at left, not listed. 2 storeys. Ground floor, one sash of 2 lights. First
floor, one similar sash and 2 blocked apertures. Early C19 5-panel door, the
top panel glazed, in right return. Other external features all C20. Low-pitched
hipped roof. The timber wing has an underbuilt jetty to the street, covered by
the brick facade, jowled posts, heavy studding with curved tension braces
trenched into it, a cambered central tiebeam, plain joists of horizontal section
plastered to the soffits. Rafter seatings on the rear tiebeam indicate that it
was hipped at the rear. Roof structure above tiebeam level demolished for
present low roof. The owner reports that vertical tile-hanging was found on the
left flank wall, enclosed within the early C19 extension, now removed.

Listing NGR: TL8635319102

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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