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The Orangery, Kelvedon

Description: The Orangery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116533

OS Grid Reference: TL8464019511
OS Grid Coordinates: 584640, 219511
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8437, 0.6790

Location: Kelvedon, Essex CO5 9DD

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

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Listing Text

TL 81 NW (north side)

5/236 The Orangery


Service wing of mansion, now a house. Circa 1750, for John Williams, converted
in C20. Red brick in Flemish bond, roofed with slate. Rectangular plan with
entrance elevation to NE. Central stack, one internal stack against front wall
near left end, one internal stack at right end. Single-storey wing with hipped
roof to right, and C19 single-storey range beyond, now partly a garage. 2
storeys. Ground floor, 4 sashes of 12 lights with flat arches of gauged brick,
and one dummy window in front of stack, each set back in a recess with a
semi-circular arch of gauged brick. A sixth recess is blocked by a C20
flat-roofed porch with entrance to left. First floor, 4 sashes of 6 lights with
flat arches of gauged brick, and 2 similar blank apertures. Plain string.
Simple cornice. Hipped roof of shallow pitch. SW (garden) elevation, 5 C20
French windows and, one sash, in original apertures with flat arches of gauged
brick, set back in recesses with semi-circular arches of gauged brick. First
floor, 6 original sashes of 6 lights with crown glass and flat arches of gauged
brick. An attached garden wall projects forward at the left end. At the right
end an attached wall extends sidewards to connect this block with Felix Hall
(item 5/235, q.v.). (B.L. Kentish, Kelvedon and its Antiquities, 1974, 28-30).

Listing NGR: TL8464019511

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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