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Latitude: 51.8341 / 51°50'2"N
Longitude: 0.6979 / 0°41'52"E
OS Eastings: 585984
OS Northings: 218493
OS Grid: TL859184
Mapcode National: GBR QKT.WTM
Mapcode Global: VHKG8.15TB
Entry Name: Thomas Sykes Antiques
Listing Date: 21 December 1967
Last Amended: 29 July 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1123789
English Heritage Legacy ID: 116509
Location: Kelvedon, Braintree, Essex, CO5
Civil Parish: Kelvedon
Built-Up Area: Kelvedon
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Kelvedon St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
KELVEDON HIGH STREET
TL 8418-8518 (south-east side)
9/201 No. 16 (Thomas Sykes
21.12.67 Antiques) (formerly
House, now showrooms. Late C16, altered in C18, extended in C19 and C20.
Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 2 bays facing
NW, extended to right by one bay, with C18 external stack at end. Rear wing at
left end, with stack at the junction, and C20 flat-roofed single-storey
extension to rear left. Victorian extension of red brick in rear right angle,
forming a range parallel to the front range, projecting to the right. 2
storeys. 2 C18 2-storey splayed bays with 3 early C19 sashes of 12 lights at
each storey, with moulded eared architraves with projecting imitation keystones
and small brackets to sills. Tripartite sash of 4-12-4 lights over central
door. 6-panel door in C18 doorcase with pilasters, frieze and dentilled
pediment, and contemporary sash of 4 + 4 lights each side. Much crown glass.
Jowled posts, heavy studding, mortices for curved tension braces trenched to the
outside at rear. Edge-halved and bridled scarfs in both wallplates. 3 diamond
mortices and shutter rebate for unglazed window in rear wallplate. Some
evidence of a former oriel on site of present left bay. Chamfered axial beams
with lamb's tongue stops. Clasped purlin roof with high arched collars. C18
wood-burning hearth in left rear corner of main range. Unusual Victorian stair
in rear range, with Gothic Revival lower posts, and turned newels with acorn
finials. RCHM 17.
Listing NGR: TL8598418493
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