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Joyes Lavenders, Kelvedon

Description: Joyes Lavenders

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 June 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 116564

OS Grid Reference: TL8594518338
OS Grid Coordinates: 585945, 218338
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8327, 0.6973

Location: 19 B1024, Kelvedon, Essex CO5 9AN

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

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Listing Text

TL 8418-8518 (south-east side)

9/267 Lavenders and Joyes


House, now divided into 2. Late C16, altered in C17, C18 and late C19. Timber
framed, plastered with late C19 facade of yellow brick in Flemish bond, roofed
with handmade red plain tiles. 3 bays facing NW;, with C16 stack in left bay
against front wall, and C18 external stack at right end. 2 storeys, cellar and
attics. C18 2-storey lean-to extension along full length of rear, forming a
catslide with the main roof, and C18 2-storey rear wing with hipped roof,
forming a T-plan. C19 single-storey lean-to extensions to left and rear of left
rear corner, slated at the rear. C20 porch with tiled hipped roof in right rear
angle. C20 single-storey extension of yellow brick at left end. 3 window range
of late C19 casements, of 2 lights in the left part (Lavenders), and 3 lights in
the right part (Joyes). 3 late C19 casements of 2 lights in gabled dormers. 2
late C19 5-panel doors. Stone lintels over front windows and doors, with
dogtooth ornament on the soffit chamfers. Dentilled parapet. Half-hipped
gambrel roof. The left stack of red brick rebuilt with yellow brick at the top.
The right stack of red brick has tumbling courses at each reduction. Chamfered
binding beams and axial bridging beams with lamb's tongue stops, chamfered
joists of horizontal section with lamb's tongue stops. Some exposed studding in
rear wall of original house. Edge-halved and bridled scarfs in wallplates.
Walls raised 0.79 metre in C17, with face-halved and bladed scarfs in upper
wallplates. Chamfered tiebeams and bridging beams with lamb's tongue stops and
plain joists of square section above first floor. Primary curved bracing in
raised part of walls. Exposed wattle and daub in one cross-wall on first floor,
in original build and in raised section. Exposed within first floor of Joyes,
in front wall, window of early glazed type complete with one ovolo mullion and 2
diamond saddle bars, blocked externally, a feature meriting special care; others
may be present within the plaster. Large wood-burning hearth facing to right.
One C17 moulded 3-plank door on ground floor, opening into rear extension.
Cellar, apparently of C16 bricks.

Listing NGR: TL8594518338

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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