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Description: Lord Riches' Cottages
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
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ROCHFORD WEST STREET
14/263 Nos. 92-100 (even).
(Lord Riches' Cottages,
formerly 92-100 Church
Street (formerly listed
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
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Source: English Heritage
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