DOUCECROFT SCHOOL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1123824

Date first listed: 02-May-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Jul-1988

Statutory Address: DOUCECROFT SCHOOL, 163, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: DOUCECROFT SCHOOL, 163, 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 86286 19034

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History

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Details

KELVEDON HIGH STREET TL 8619-8719 (north-west side)

8/187 No. 163 (Doucecroft 2.5.53 School) (formerly listed as Dowches)

GV II

House, now special school. Late C18, with C19 and C20 extensions. Mainly red brick in Flemish bond, rear parts timber framed and plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Main range facing SE with 2 rear stacks. Original service wing to rear of left end, with C19 extension beyond. C20 single-storey extension with flat roof behind main range. Single-storey lean-to extension at left end rebuilt 1986. 2 storeys. 5-window range of sashes of 12 lights with gauged brick arches and 2 blind apertures on each floor; 2 of the first-floor windows have segmental heads in segmental arches, the others flat. 6-panel door in portico with 2 columns and 2 pilasters, fluted above mid-height. Plain band on front elevation only. Plaster moulded cornice with bracketed corbels and plain parapet at front, and on both returns of main range. Hipped roof. Venetian window at rear, lighting staircase. Original stair with wreathed handrail, slender turned balusters and scrolled tread-ends. Original folding shutters.

Listing NGR: TL8628619034

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 116499

Legacy System: LBS

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