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Gleethorpe rose Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Kelvedon, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8303 / 51°49'48"N

Longitude: 0.6927 / 0°41'33"E

OS Eastings: 585639

OS Northings: 218055

OS Grid: TL856180

Mapcode National: GBR QL0.7YP

Mapcode Global: VHJJS.Y8K8

Entry Name: Gleethorpe rose Cottage

Listing Date: 25 June 1974

Last Amended: 29 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171069

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116547

Location: Kelvedon, Braintree, Essex, CO5

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: 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 LONDON ROAD
TL 8418-8518 (south-east side)

9/250 No. 1 (Gleethorpe) and
25.6.74 no. 2 (Rose Cottage)
(formerly listed as
Cleethorpe and Rose
Cottage)

GV II

No. I (Gleethorpe) is wrongly shown on OS map as Cleethorpe. House, now divided
into offices (no.1) and house (no. 2). Mid-C17, altered in early C19. Timber
framed, plastered with facade of gault brick in Flemish bond, roofed with
handmade red plain tiles. Comprises 2 parallel ranges aligned NW-SE (gable ends
to street) with short central section containing stack at rear and
entrance/stair hall at front, forming an almost rectangular plan. Divided so
that no. 1 comprises the left range, stair hall and part of stack, with entrance
elevation to street, and no. 2 comprises the right part, with entrance elevation
to SW. Extension to left of rear part of no.1, abutting on St. Osyth Cottage
(item 9/249, q.v.), with vehicle entry to yard at rear. C19 lean-to extension
to rear of no. 2. Inserted stacks in middle of left range and to left of right
range. 2 storeys and attics. Elevation to London Road, ground floor, one C18
splayed bay of 3 sashes of 12 lights, one fixed light, and one C18 sash of 12
lights; first floor, 2 similar sashes and one C19 casement; one C19 casement in
left gable. 6-panel door, in doorcase with pilasters and moulded pediment. SW
elevation (no. 2) faced with gault brick, 2-window range of C18 sashes of 12
lights with flat arches of gauged brick and crown glass, and blind aperture over
central door. 6-panel door at front of simple porch of gault brick with lean-to
roof. Chamfered axial and transverse beams with lamb's tongue stops at both
storeys; plain joists of vertical section. Face-halved and bladed scarfs in
wallplates. Unjowled posts. Primary straight bracing. Much re-used timber
from a medieval hall house; the roof of the left range is wholly of
smoke-blackened rafters from a crownpost or collar-rafter roof, rebuilt in
clasped purlin form. Butt-edged hardwood floorboards. Dogleg stair from ground
to attic in 4 flights, with moulded handrail, stick balusters, and on top
landing 5 splat balusters of urn profile. Some original wattle and daub infill
in internal walls. In entrance hall of no. 1, C18 corner cupboard with fluted
jambs, semi-circular arch, recessed back with domical head, and profiled
shelves; and below stair, early C18 half-glazed door with 9 lights,
ovolo-moulded glazed bars, 6 panes of bullseye glass, and single lower panel,
altered at bottom. No. 2 has an inserted straight stair; and in the upper
hearth of the main stack a Victorian cast iron grate. Attic of no. 1 damaged by
fire in November 1986. RCHM 9.


Listing NGR: TL8563918055

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