TOP HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1123767

Date first listed: 25-Jun-1974

Statutory Address: TOP HOUSE, ST MARYS SQUARE

Map

Ordnance survey map of TOP HOUSE
© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1123767 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 20-Oct-2018 at 22:01:12.

Location

Statutory Address: TOP HOUSE, ST MARYS SQUARE

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Kelvedon

National Grid Reference: TL 85914 18380

Summary

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

History

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Details

KELVEDON ST. MARY'S SQUARE TL 8418-8518 (south-west side)

9/264 Top House 25.6.74

GV II

Part of house. C15, altered in C16, C18 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 3-bay hall facing NE, the left bay being the original cross-passage with gallery over. C18 stack in cross-passage, in front of axis. C19 stack at rear of right bay. C20 parallel range to rear, roofed with interlocking concrete tiles. 2 storeys. Ground floor, one early C19 sash of 10 + 10 lights with crown glass, and one C20 replica. First floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 12 lights. Central 6-panel door, the top 2 panels glazed, in early C19 reeded doorcase with moulded flat canopy. Moulded plaster cornice, plain parapet. C16 inserted floor in hall, chamfered axial beam with step stops, joists mainly replaced, now of plain vertical section. C17 inserted ceiling over first floor, with chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue stops, joists plastered to the soffits. Roof of hall heavily smoke-blackened, originally of crownpost construction, retaining rafters and collars but crownpost and collar-purlin missing. At the left end of the hall is a spere truss, and a gallery over the cross passage with transverse plain joists of horizontal section; at the rear end, the original rear doorway with 4-centred head; in the left side, twin service doorways with chamfered 4-centred heads, blocked by the inserted stack. At the time of survey, November 1986, this item had recently been combined with Newman's, to the left (item 9/263, q.v.), and doorways made through into the crosswing which originally was part of this house. RCHM 7.

Listing NGR: TL8591418380

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 116561

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing