THE LAWN HOUSE AND RAILINGS AND GATE TO FRONT

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1123793

Date first listed: 02-May-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Jul-1988

Statutory Address: THE LAWN HOUSE AND RAILINGS AND GATE TO FRONT, 146, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: THE LAWN HOUSE AND RAILINGS AND GATE TO FRONT, 146, HIGH STREET

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 86336 19047

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Details

KELVEDON HIGH STREET TL 8619-8719 (south-east side)

8/210 No. 146 (The Lawn 2.5.53 House) and railings and gate to front (formerly listed as Lawn House)

GV II

House. C17 and C18, altered c.1900. Timber framed, plastered, facade and part of rear elevation of painted brick, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Complex plan facing NW, comprising (1) C18 3-bay single-span range with central entrance-hall and stack to rear of left bay, (2) 2 C18 adjacent wings to rear, (3) C17 range at right end, aligned at right angles to street, but roofed in 3 ranges parallel with street, with internal stacks in front and rear bays, (4) infill of uncertain date to left of this range, the whole forming a rectangular plan. 2 storeys, cellar and attics. Ground floor, 2 square bays with lean-to roofs, one of casements and one of sashes, c.1900, one late C19 sash, and one blind aperture at the right end. First floor, 5 early C19 sashes of 12 lights and one early C19 tripartite sash of 4-12-4 lights, with flat arches of gauged brick; much crown glass. Off-centre 6-panel door in doorcase with panelled jambs, frieze and dentilled pediment. Plain brick band at first-floor height, 2 plain brick bands above first-floor windows, plain parapet. The facade steps back slightly between blocks (.I) and (3). Hipped roof over block (1) only. Early C19 cast iron railings on dwarf wall of gault brick along street boundary, from spur wall at left end, curving back to meet the house at right end, with gate, with lotus and honeysuckle terminals; height approx. one metre. Over wicket gate to right of house, wrought iron arch of twisted square bar with fleur-de-lys finial. The rear elevation has on the first floor 5 early C19 sashes of 12 lights with crown glass, and one C20 replica; half-glazed rear door with moulded flat canopy on scrolled brackets. C18 2-flight staircase with open well and gallery on 2 sides; wreathed and moulded handrail, closed string, twist-turned balusters, all of pine. The balusters have been removed for paint-stripping and replaced. In the left rear ground-floor room, C18/early C19 cast iron grate with vine garland, inner surrounds of green and white marble, wooden outer surround with carved rams' heads and other ornament; ducted air intake from cellar. Numerous C18 internal doors, mainly of 6 fielded panels on ground floor and 2 fielded panels on first floor, and also plain battened doors. in the C17 right wing (block 3) one oak post is exposed; 3 chamfered transverse beams with lamb's tongue stops; wide wood-burning hearth facing to left, converted for stove. Elsewhere ceiling beams are panelled or plastered.

Listing NGR: TL8633619047

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 116517

Legacy System: LBS

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