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Wyvern House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kelvedon, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8399 / 51°50'23"N

Longitude: 0.7052 / 0°42'18"E

OS Eastings: 586459

OS Northings: 219155

OS Grid: TL864191

Mapcode National: GBR QKT.R2B

Mapcode Global: VHKG8.50NW

Entry Name: Wyvern House

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123795

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116524

Location: Kelvedon, Braintree, Essex, CO5

County: Essex

District: Braintree

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

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Listing Text

KELVEDON HIGH STREET
TL 8619-8719 (south-east side)

8/220 No. 176 (Wyvern House)
21.12.67

GV II

House. Early C17, extended in later C17 and early C19. Original building and
C17 extension timber framed and plastered, C19 extension of painted brick,
roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 5-bay range aligned NW-SE (at right
angles to street) with axial stack near front and internal stack against right
wall near rear. Late C17 one-bay extension beyond with C20 single-storey
lean-to extension to right of it. Early C19 extension with central stack
beyond, and single-storey lean-to with corrugated iron roof at end. 2 storeys
and attic. NW elevation (to street), ground floor, one late C19 splayed bay of
sashes of 2-4-2 lights; first floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 12 lights; roof
hipped. Right return, scattered fenestration, mainly C20 casements; C20 door in
early C19 reeded doorcase with shallow moulded canopy. The early C19 extension
has a blocked coach door with segmental arch of gauged brick, a dentilled eaves
course, and a parapet gable to the rear. Posts ledged for chamfered binding
beams with plain and lamb's tongue stops. C20 bolted knees below NW binding
beam. Open well stair from ground to attic with square posts, wide moulded
handrail, moulded and pulvinated string, and turned balusters, c.1700. 2 C18
borrowed lights on stair with diamond leading. On first floor, one early C18
fielded 2-panel pine door to front room, and 4 simple 2-panel doors elsewhere.
Early C19 stair to rear, with oval-section hardwood rail with double curvature
at top, and plain stick balusters. Clasped purlin roof with some panels of
wattle and daub infill, and gables to the NE. Abuts on no. 178 (Bridge House),
item 8/221, to left.


Listing NGR: TL8645919155

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