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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: 1123795



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Kelvedon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Dec-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 116524

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

8/220 No. 176 (Wyvern House) 21.12.67


House. Early C17, extended in later C17 and early C19. Original building and C17 extension timber framed and plastered, C19 extension of painted brick, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 5-bay range aligned NW-SE (at right angles to street) with axial stack near front and internal stack against right wall near rear. Late C17 one-bay extension beyond with C20 single-storey lean-to extension to right of it. Early C19 extension with central stack beyond, and single-storey lean-to with corrugated iron roof at end. 2 storeys and attic. NW elevation (to street), ground floor, one late C19 splayed bay of sashes of 2-4-2 lights; first floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 12 lights; roof hipped. Right return, scattered fenestration, mainly C20 casements; C20 door in early C19 reeded doorcase with shallow moulded canopy. The early C19 extension has a blocked coach door with segmental arch of gauged brick, a dentilled eaves course, and a parapet gable to the rear. Posts ledged for chamfered binding beams with plain and lamb's tongue stops. C20 bolted knees below NW binding beam. Open well stair from ground to attic with square posts, wide moulded handrail, moulded and pulvinated string, and turned balusters, c.1700. 2 C18 borrowed lights on stair with diamond leading. On first floor, one early C18 fielded 2-panel pine door to front room, and 4 simple 2-panel doors elsewhere. Early C19 stair to rear, with oval-section hardwood rail with double curvature at top, and plain stick balusters. Clasped purlin roof with some panels of wattle and daub infill, and gables to the NE. Abuts on no. 178 (Bridge House), item 8/221, to left.

Listing NGR: TL8645919155

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National Grid Reference: TL 86459 19155


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