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152, High Street, Kelvedon

Description: 152, High Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 June 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 116519

OS Grid Reference: TL8636219078
OS Grid Coordinates: 586362, 219078
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8392, 0.7037

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 (south-east side)

8/213 No. 152


House, now shop and house. C15 or earlier, altered in C19. Timber framed,
plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles and slate. Main range facing
NW, with stack at right end in front of axis. Rear wing at left end, with
external stack to left. 2 lean-to extensions to rear of remainder. Main range
and left wing of 2 storeys, lean-tos of one storey. Ground floor, early
Victorian shopfront with 2 windows each of 20 horizontal panes, with central
glazed double doors and overlight; 4 pilasters and scrolls below fascia, which
has 2 wreaths of bay leaves and 2 bunches of grapes carved in relief. First
floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 16 lights. Plain parapet. Main roof tiled, rear
pitch raised to a low angle. The left return has a shop window of similar date
and style, of 10 horizontal panes with pilasters, scrolls, and fascia with 2
wreaths; the remainder of this wall roughcast in panels. The rear wing has a
low-pitched hipped roof of slate. The rear elevation has on each floor one
early C19 sash of 12 lights, the upper with louvred shutters, and a C20 glazed
door. Lean-to roofs tiled. Early Victorian cast iron grate in large
wood-burning hearth at right end of shop. Cambered tiebeam, crownpost roof.

Listing NGR: TL8636219078

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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