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Shipwrights

A Grade II* Listed Building in Castle Point, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5519 / 51°33'6"N

Longitude: 0.5881 / 0°35'16"E

OS Eastings: 579527

OS Northings: 186840

OS Grid: TQ795868

Mapcode National: GBR PMT.RGN

Mapcode Global: VHJL3.48Q5

Entry Name: Shipwrights

Listing Date: 30 October 1979

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337691

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116823

Location: Castle Point, Essex, SS7

County: Essex

District: Castle Point

Town: Castle Point

Electoral Ward/Division: Boyce

Built-Up Area: Rayleigh

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: South Benfleet St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

HADLEIGH BENFLEET ROAD
TQ 78 NE
1/5 No. 241. (Shipwrights)
30-10-79
- II*

House. Circa 1937 by Wells Coates for the Director of Ekco. Walls rendered and
painted, flat roof with curved super structure. Roof shelter over. Central
chimney stack. 2 storeys. Angled staircase to left leading to first floor full
width balcony with metal rails, central 2 light metal doors and 2 light window
with door to right. Stairs to right return lead to roof. Ground floor, 2 and 3
light windows, 3 light door to right. Rear (south) face, recessed ground floor,
re-inforced concrete piloti supports to first floor, both floors fully glazed.
Piloti supports to left (east) return. In 1937 Wells Coates was designing radio
cabinets for Ekco, together with their factory at Southend-on-Sea. Designed
under the influence of Le Corbusier (Villa Poisey). "Wells Coates a Monograph"
Sherbon Contacuzino, pub. Gordon Frazer pp 85-88.


Listing NGR: TQ7952786840

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