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Gull Cottages, Thorpe-le-Soken

Description: Gull Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 November 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 120329

OS Grid Reference: TM1988623827
OS Grid Coordinates: 619886, 223827
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8697, 1.1926

Location: 6 Gull Cottages, Landermere CO16 0NJ

Locality: Thorpe-le-Soken
Local Authority: Tendring District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO16 0NJ

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Listing Text

TM 12 SE (south side)

5/100 Nos. 5-9 (consec),
Gull Cottages,
11.11.81 formerly listed as
nos. 1-9, Gull


Range of 5 attached cottages. C19. Painted brick, roofed mainly with handmade
red and yellow clay tiles, with machine-made red clay tiles on no.9 only.
Single range facing NW, with 6 axial stacks. Single-storey lean-to extensions
at rear. One storey with attics. Ground floor, 13 C20 casements, all in
segmental arches except the first 4 at the right end, which have straight heads.
12 C20 metal casements in flat-roofed dormers. 6 plain boarded doors, all in
segmental arches except the 2 at the right end, which have straight heads.
Gambrel roofs. Nos. 6 and 7 have a dentilled eaves course. A stone tablet is
inscribed 'The early house of the late Sir William Withey Gull, bart., born
1816, died 1890, physician to Queen Victoria'. The title was confered in 1872
for treating Prince Albert for typhoid fever in that year. In 1840 nearly all
the cottages were occupied by mariners. (E.A. Wood, A History of
Thorpe-le-Soken to the year 1890, 1975, 150).

Listing NGR: TM1988623827

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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