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The Clock House, Kelvedon

Description: The Clock House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116534

OS Grid Reference: TL8462819547
OS Grid Coordinates: 584628, 219547
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8440, 0.6788

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)

5/237 The Clock House


Service and stable range, now a house. Mid-C18, converted in C20. Red brick in
Flemish bond, roofed with red clay pantiles. Main range of 7 bays facing SE, 2
storeys, with rear wing of one storey with attics at left end. External stack
and lean-to extension at right end. Ground floor, 6 C18 sashes of 12 lights
with flat arches of gauged brick, set back in recesses with semi-circular arches
of gauged brick. First floor, 6 C18 casements with similar heads, and central
casement with glazing bars forming an octagonal pattern. Crown glass. Central
C20 door and doorway with rusticated jambs and semi-circular arch, set back
within original arch of gauged brick. Plain band. Dentilled eaves cornice and
pediment of gault brick. Hipped roof. Central octagonal wooden cupola with
clock and copper dome, and octagonal bell-turret above with scrolled wooden legs
and lead dome. Dentilled eaves cornice on rear elevation and rear wing also.
The tithe map of 1841 shows a carriage drive to the central entrance, and 2 rear
wings forming an irregular half-H plan (Essex Record Office, D/CT 196). (B.L.
Kentish, Kelvedon and its Antiquities, 1974, 28-30).

Listing NGR: TL8462819547

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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