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Lord Riches' Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Rochford, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5829 / 51°34'58"N

Longitude: 0.7021 / 0°42'7"E

OS Eastings: 587307

OS Northings: 190572

OS Grid: TQ873905

Mapcode National: GBR QNX.QBL

Mapcode Global: VHKHF.4G1X

Entry Name: Lord Riches' Cottages

Listing Date: 15 April 1959

Last Amended: 13 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322412

English Heritage Legacy ID: 123254

Location: Rochford, Rochford, Essex, SS4

County: Essex

District: Rochford

Civil Parish: Rochford

Built-Up Area: Rochford

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Rochford St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

ROCHFORD WEST STREET
TQ 86/8790
(north side)
14/263 Nos. 92-100 (even).
(Lord Riches' Cottages,
15.4.59
formerly 92-100 Church
Street (formerly listed
as Almshouses)
II
Row of almshouses. Founded 1567 by a bequest of Lord Rich of Leez Priory who
died at Rochford Hall 1566 and probably built late C16 early C17 by his grandson
the Earl of Warwick. C20 restorations. Red brick, red plain tiled roof with 2
forward gables to right and left of centre. 3 red brick chimney stacks with
small buttresses to bases. Single storey. 3:1:3:1:3 one or 3-light C20 small
paned casements. 6 C20 vertically boarded doors, one to left and right of each
gable and left and right of main block. Each gable apex with a small plaque,
that to left reads "Lord Ryches Cottages" to right "AD 1576".


Listing NGR: TQ8730790572

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