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Spurgeon Cottage spurgeon House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kelvedon, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8357 / 51°50'8"N

Longitude: 0.699 / 0°41'56"E

OS Eastings: 586052

OS Northings: 218680

OS Grid: TL860186

Mapcode National: GBR QKT.X4D

Mapcode Global: VHKG8.24D1

Entry Name: Spurgeon Cottage spurgeon House

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170300

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116487

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

TL 8618-8718 (north-west side)

0/174 No. 71 (Spurgeon House)
21.12.67 and no. 73 (Spurgeon


House, now pair of attached cottages. C18, altered in C19. Timber framed,
facade of gault brick in Flemish bond, plastered and weatherboarded elsewhere,
roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Single-span range facing SE, with axial
stacks at left end and to right of centre. 3 adjacent rear wings; C20 stack at
gabled end of left wing, C20 stack at hipped end of right wing; middle wing
originally hipped, but extended in C19, with end stack, and C20 single-storey
extension beyond, weatherboarded and roofed with red and blue glazed pantiles.
Single-storey lean-to extension with slate roof to left of middle wing. 2
storeys. Ground floor, 2 mid-C19 splayed bays of sashes, one of 8-16-8 lights
(no. 71), one altered to 2-2-2 lights (no. 73); and one early C19 sash of 16
lights. First floor, 3 similar sashes, with crown glass. 2 flush 4-panel doors
with simple architraves and moulded flat canopies on scrolled brackets, and
central 4-panel door in segmental arch. Round ceramic plaque on no. 71 to
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, 1834-92, Baptist preacher and philanthropist, born
there. Right return of main range weatherboarded on ground floor, plastered
above; right side of right rear extension weatherboarded. Main roof hipped at
right end. In the rear elevation of no. 71, on the first floor, is one C19
horizontal sash of 12 lights; and another on the left side of the middle rear
wing. Abuts on no. 69 High Street at left (item 10/173, q.v.).

Listing NGR: TL8605218680

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