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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1110881



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Essex

District: Maldon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Purleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Aug-1982

Date of most recent amendment: 30-May-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 117414

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PURLEIGH CHURCH HILL TL 80 SW (north side) 1/86 Eveleigh Cottage and 5.8.82 Eveleigh House, formerly listed as Eveleigh Cottage and Eveleigh Room GV II Schoolmaster's house and attached elementary school, now 2 dwellings. Early C19, extended in late C19 and C20. Mainly of red brick in Flemish bond, upper storey of house timber framed and weatherboarded, house roofed with handmade red clay tiles, school roofed with slate. House of rectangular plan facing S, with 2 rear stacks. Early C19 schoolroom extending to rear left, with one external stack at rear. Late C19 schoolroom in front of it, forming a school of 2 parallel ranges. C20 lean-to extension to rear of house, forming a catslide with it. Small C20 flat-roofed extension to right of house. House of 2 storeys, school of one storey. The house has a 2-window range of original sashes of 16 lights with crown glass, the lower windows in segmental arches. Central 6-panel door, the top 2 panels glazed, in semi-circular arch. Roof hipped. The school (now Eveleigh House) has a front elevation in Gothic Revival style, with a 4-light sash window with chamfered brick mullions and jambs. Plain boarded door with plain overlight in a recessed porch, the front archway having chamfered jambs and 2-centred arch of alternate blocks of red and blue bricks. Band of blue bricks, continuing round left return of late C19 schoolroom. 5 crosses of blue bricks below front window. In the left return is a sash window of 3 lights with chamfered mullions, jambs and 2-centred heads, and 4 crosses of blue bricks below it. The rear stack was truncated below eaves level, and a bell-turret mentioned in the Order of 5.8.82, was missing, at the time of survey, July 1985.

Listing NGR: TL8417602077

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National Grid Reference: TL 84176 02077


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