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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1337691
English Heritage Legacy ID: 116823
Location: Castle Point, Essex, SS7
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
HADLEIGH BENFLEET ROAD
TQ 78 NE
1/5 No. 241. (Shipwrights)
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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