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Marteg House, Southend-on-Sea

Description: Marteg House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 February 1991
English Heritage Building ID: 122972

OS Grid Reference: TQ8675985881
OS Grid Coordinates: 586759, 185881
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5409, 0.6917

Location: Valkyrie Road, Southend-on-Sea SS0 8AE

Locality: Southend-on-Sea
County: Southend-on-Sea
Country: England
Postcode: SS0 8AE

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added:

TQ 88 NE
2/102 No 51 (Marteg House)
House. 190l-2 by Walter J Tapper for W Harmon Morgan MD. Red brick. Plain tile
hipped roof with sprocketed wooden modillion eaves cornice. Brick axial and lateral
stacks, the lateral stack with stone volutes.

Double pile plan: In front range the kitchen with scullery behind on left and
surgery and waiting room on right with central entrance hall between, leading to
stair well and surgery entrance on right and back doorway on left. The dining and
drawing rooms are in the block at the back. Queen Anne style.

2 storeys. Symmetrical 2:3:2 bay north front with narrower windows to right and
left of centre. Rusticated brick quoins and stringcourse and heavy wooden modillion
cornice. 12 and 18-pane sashes with exposed cases and rubbled brick flat arches.
Central doorway with moulded architrave, panelled reveals and semi-circular curved
canopy with egg and dart moulding on console brackets with acanthus leafs;
Chippendale type overlight and moulded 6-panel door. Right hand (west) return has
side doorway with canopy on console brackets, semi-circular fanlight and half-glazed
door, with large mullion transom stair window above to right. Narrower rear
elevation of 4 bays under double span roof with similar sash windows and garden
doorway to left of centre.

Interior: Has good panelled hall with 2-bay arcaded screen to stair well containing
moulded string staircase with turned balusters and panelled walls. The other rooms
were not inspected but may be of interest.

Sources: i. The Builder November 1902. ii. Architect's drawings with the local
authority. _ .

Listing NGR: TQ8675985881

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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