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Joyes lavenders

A Grade II Listed Building in Kelvedon, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8327 / 51°49'57"N

Longitude: 0.6973 / 0°41'50"E

OS Eastings: 585945

OS Northings: 218338

OS Grid: TL859183

Mapcode National: GBR QL0.33M

Mapcode Global: VHKG8.16HD

Entry Name: Joyes lavenders

Listing Date: 25 June 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171208

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116564

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 8418-8518 (south-east side)

9/267 Lavenders and Joyes


House, now divided into 2. Late C16, altered in C17, C18 and late C19. Timber
framed, plastered with late C19 facade of yellow brick in Flemish bond, roofed
with handmade red plain tiles. 3 bays facing NW;, with C16 stack in left bay
against front wall, and C18 external stack at right end. 2 storeys, cellar and
attics. C18 2-storey lean-to extension along full length of rear, forming a
catslide with the main roof, and C18 2-storey rear wing with hipped roof,
forming a T-plan. C19 single-storey lean-to extensions to left and rear of left
rear corner, slated at the rear. C20 porch with tiled hipped roof in right rear
angle. C20 single-storey extension of yellow brick at left end. 3 window range
of late C19 casements, of 2 lights in the left part (Lavenders), and 3 lights in
the right part (Joyes). 3 late C19 casements of 2 lights in gabled dormers. 2
late C19 5-panel doors. Stone lintels over front windows and doors, with
dogtooth ornament on the soffit chamfers. Dentilled parapet. Half-hipped
gambrel roof. The left stack of red brick rebuilt with yellow brick at the top.
The right stack of red brick has tumbling courses at each reduction. Chamfered
binding beams and axial bridging beams with lamb's tongue stops, chamfered
joists of horizontal section with lamb's tongue stops. Some exposed studding in
rear wall of original house. Edge-halved and bridled scarfs in wallplates.
Walls raised 0.79 metre in C17, with face-halved and bladed scarfs in upper
wallplates. Chamfered tiebeams and bridging beams with lamb's tongue stops and
plain joists of square section above first floor. Primary curved bracing in
raised part of walls. Exposed wattle and daub in one cross-wall on first floor,
in original build and in raised section. Exposed within first floor of Joyes,
in front wall, window of early glazed type complete with one ovolo mullion and 2
diamond saddle bars, blocked externally, a feature meriting special care; others
may be present within the plaster. Large wood-burning hearth facing to right.
One C17 moulded 3-plank door on ground floor, opening into rear extension.
Cellar, apparently of C16 bricks.

Listing NGR: TL8594518338

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