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Thomas Sykes Antiques, Kelvedon

Description: Thomas Sykes Antiques

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 116509

OS Grid Reference: TL8598418493
OS Grid Coordinates: 585984, 218493
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8341, 0.6979

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 8418-8518 (south-east side)

9/201 No. 16 (Thomas Sykes
21.12.67 Antiques) (formerly
listed as


House, now showrooms. Late C16, altered in C18, extended in C19 and C20.
Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 2 bays facing
NW, extended to right by one bay, with C18 external stack at end. Rear wing at
left end, with stack at the junction, and C20 flat-roofed single-storey
extension to rear left. Victorian extension of red brick in rear right angle,
forming a range parallel to the front range, projecting to the right. 2
storeys. 2 C18 2-storey splayed bays with 3 early C19 sashes of 12 lights at
each storey, with moulded eared architraves with projecting imitation keystones
and small brackets to sills. Tripartite sash of 4-12-4 lights over central
door. 6-panel door in C18 doorcase with pilasters, frieze and dentilled
pediment, and contemporary sash of 4 + 4 lights each side. Much crown glass.
Jowled posts, heavy studding, mortices for curved tension braces trenched to the
outside at rear. Edge-halved and bridled scarfs in both wallplates. 3 diamond
mortices and shutter rebate for unglazed window in rear wallplate. Some
evidence of a former oriel on site of present left bay. Chamfered axial beams
with lamb's tongue stops. Clasped purlin roof with high arched collars. C18
wood-burning hearth in left rear corner of main range. Unusual Victorian stair
in rear range, with Gothic Revival lower posts, and turned newels with acorn
finials. RCHM 17.

Listing NGR: TL8598418493

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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