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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: 1147807



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

County: Essex

District: Tendring

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Thorpe-le-Soken

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Nov-1981

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 120329

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THORPE-LE-SOKEN LANDERMERE QUAY TM 12 SE (south side) 5/100 Nos. 5-9 (consec), Gull Cottages, 11.11.81 formerly listed as nos. 1-9, Gull Cottages GV II Range of 5 attached cottages. C19. Painted brick, roofed mainly with handmade red and yellow clay tiles, with machine-made red clay tiles on no.9 only. Single range facing NW, with 6 axial stacks. Single-storey lean-to extensions at rear. One storey with attics. Ground floor, 13 C20 casements, all in segmental arches except the first 4 at the right end, which have straight heads. 12 C20 metal casements in flat-roofed dormers. 6 plain boarded doors, all in segmental arches except the 2 at the right end, which have straight heads. Gambrel roofs. Nos. 6 and 7 have a dentilled eaves course. A stone tablet is inscribed 'The early house of the late Sir William Withey Gull, bart., born 1816, died 1890, physician to Queen Victoria'. The title was confered in 1872 for treating Prince Albert for typhoid fever in that year. In 1840 nearly all the cottages were occupied by mariners. (E.A. Wood, A History of Thorpe-le-Soken to the year 1890, 1975, 150).

Listing NGR: TM1988623827

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Wood, E A , A History of Thorpe le Soken to the Year 1890, (1975), 150

National Grid Reference: TM 19886 23827


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