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Lord Riches' Cottages, Rochford

Description: Lord Riches' Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 April 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 123254

OS Grid Reference: TQ8730790572
OS Grid Coordinates: 587307, 190572
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5829, 0.7021

Location: West Street, Rochford, Essex SS4 1AS

Locality: Rochford
Local Authority: Rochford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: SS4 1AS

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Listing Text

TQ 86/8790
(north side)
14/263 Nos. 92-100 (even).
(Lord Riches' Cottages,
formerly 92-100 Church
Street (formerly listed
as Almshouses)
Row of almshouses. Founded 1567 by a bequest of Lord Rich of Leez Priory who
died at Rochford Hall 1566 and probably built late C16 early C17 by his grandson
the Earl of Warwick. C20 restorations. Red brick, red plain tiled roof with 2
forward gables to right and left of centre. 3 red brick chimney stacks with
small buttresses to bases. Single storey. 3:1:3:1:3 one or 3-light C20 small
paned casements. 6 C20 vertically boarded doors, one to left and right of each
gable and left and right of main block. Each gable apex with a small plaque,
that to left reads "Lord Ryches Cottages" to right "AD 1576".

Listing NGR: TQ8730790572

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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