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Quaker Meeting House, to Rear of Numbers 203-5, Kelvedon

Description: Quaker Meeting House, to Rear of Numbers 203-5

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 116504

OS Grid Reference: TL8637319154
OS Grid Coordinates: 586373, 219154
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8399, 0.7039

Location: High Street, Kelvedon, Essex CO5 9AG

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

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Listing Text

TL 8619-8719 (north-west side)

8/193 Quaker Meeting House,
to rear of Nos. 203-5


Quaker meeting house, now a store. Early C18. Red brick in Flemish bond,
roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Rectangular plan facing SE (internally,
facing SW). C20 lean-to workshop against front elevation. C20 small lean-to
against rear elevation. 2 storeys. 3 C18 sashes of 8 + 12 lights with
segmental arches, and one oval window with radial tracery. Some crown glass.
Doorway reduced with C20 brickwork. Double range roof with leaded hips. One
similar sash in each return, one in rear elevation. The NE end of the rear
elevation has been rebuilt in the C20, retaining the earlier sash, with flettons
on the inside. The interior originally had a boarded dado all round, of which
some remains at the NE end. 2 wooden platforms for seating across the full
width of the NE end survive. The Kelvedon Local Meeting was established in
1711. (Records at Friends' Meeting House, Colchester).

Listing NGR: TL8637319154

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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