Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1123821

Date first listed: 02-May-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Jul-1988

Statutory Address: ORMONDE COTTAGE, 107, HIGH STREET

Statutory Address: ORMONDE HOUSE, 105, HIGH STREET


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Statutory Address: ORMONDE COTTAGE, 107, HIGH STREET

Statutory Address: ORMONDE HOUSE, 105, 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 86148 18834


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KELVEDON HIGH STREET TL 8618-8718 (north-west side)

10/179 No. 105 (Ormonde House) 2.5.53 and No. 107 (Ormonde Cottage) (formerly listed as Ormonde House)


House, now divided into 2 dwellings. C16 origin, much altered in C18. Timber framed, clad with red brick in Flemish bond, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 6-bay range facing SE, with internal stack at left end and late C16 axial stack near right end. To rear, 4 adjacent wings of various dates and spans, completing a rectangular plan; end stacks in the 2 outer wings, internal stack in rear right corner of second wing from left. Early C19 ancillary range beyond left wing, with internal stack at right. (This wing abuts on no. 103 (Ormonde Lodge) to left, item 10/178, q.v., and the first floor of it is occupied in association with no. 103). 2 storeys, cellar and attics, ancillary range of 2 storeys. 2:2:2 window range of C18 and early C19 sashes of 12 lights, mainly with flat arches of gauged brick. One ground-floor window each side of door has a segmental arch. 2 blocked window apertures on first floor. Central half-glazed door set back within seal-circular arched porch with rusticated jambs, engaged fluted Doric columns, and entablature with floral ornament in low relief. Plain band, moulded brick cornice, panelled parapet. The central part of the facade breaks forward. The right return has on the first floor one early C19 sash of 9 + 6 lights with crown glass. The rear elevation has on the first floor 2 C18/early C19 sashes of 12 lights with crown glass. 4 truncated octagonal shafts in line, overhanging rectangular base with egg-and-dart cornice. To front, along boundary with street, railings of cast and wrought iron on dwarf wall of gault brick, with coping of cast iron, joined to front corners of house by spur walls. 10 cast iron stanchions with tassel terminals; the railings have cast iron foliate terminals. Central gate has curved saltire bracing and 2 bands of foliate ornament at bottom. Railings terminate each end at a red brick pier, partly rendered, with moulded stone cap; spur walls of red brick with plain brick coping. Height approx. one metre. In the house almost every room is lined with panelling, mostly plain, some of C18 fielded type. Moulded covings in most rooms. C18/19 2-panel doors. In entrance-hall, wood-burning hearth with splayed back and bolection-moulded surround; in rear wall, C18 recessed cupboard with semi-circular arch and fluted pilasters; in rear right corner, semi-elliptical arch to stair hall. C18 stair with scrolled tread-ends, 3 twist-turned balusters to each tread, square newels, wide moulded handrail, continuing round gallery. Also early C19 straight stair from first floor to attic (in right part, now no. l07, Ormonde Cottage), with hardwood rail and stick balusters. Axial and transverse beams above ground and first floors, all boxed or panelled. On first floor at left end, eared fire surround of c.1800 with classical grotesque ornament in low relief. Some evidence of original structure in roof. Early C19 shutters with fielded panelling inside first-floor window at right end. RCHM 33.

Listing NGR: TL8614818834


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