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Description: Greys East
Date Listed: 25 June 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 116553
OS Grid Reference: TL8607618233
OS Grid Coordinates: 586076, 218233
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8317, 0.6991
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KELVEDON MALDON ROAD
TL 8618-8718 (east side)
10/256 The Greys and Greys
25.6.74 East (formerly listed
as The Greys)
House and office, now house and cottage. 1858. Painted brick in Flemish bond,
roofed with slate. Double pile plan facing SE, with 2 internal stacks of gault
brick, asymmetrically arranged. Large service wing to rear right, and smaller
and lower wing, formerly the accounts office of Greys Mill, now Greys East, in
the angle in front of it, with one stack at the junction and one internal stack.
Small single-storey extension with hipped roof to rear of service wing. 2
storeys. 3-window range of sashes with marginal lights and shallow segmental
arches. Central 6-panel door, the lower part flush, in doorcase with reeded
surround and paterae, panelled jambs and soffit, overlight with geometrical cast
iron tracery, and moulded flat canopy. In Greys East, one C20 metal casement on
ground floor, one original sash on first floor, plain door. Hipped roofs of
shallow pitch with long overhangs. In left return, one sash of 12 lights and
one French window with marginal lights, both original, on ground floor. In
right return of Greys East, one original sash of 12 lights with original
external shutter on ground floor, round window on first floor. Original sashes
of 12 lights and tripartite sashes in right return of service wing and rear
elevation of main house. Much crown glass. Original stair with wreathed
handrail, stick balusters and moulded treads. 4-panel internal doors. Formerly
the house and office of Grey's Mill (item 10/257, q.v.), also known as Docwra's,
both rebuilt for George Docwra after a fire in 1858 (R. Benham, Some Essex Water
Mills, 1976, 67).
Listing NGR: TL8607618233
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Source: English Heritage
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