MIDDLETON HOMES FOR THE BLIND

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256324
Date first listed:
24-Sep-1971
Statutory Address:
MIDDLETON HOMES FOR THE BLIND, 48, WANTZ ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
MIDDLETON HOMES FOR THE BLIND, 48, WANTZ ROAD

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

County:
Essex
District:
Maldon (District Authority)
Parish:
Maldon
National Grid Reference:
TL 85297 06752

Details

MALDON

TL8506NW WANTZ ROAD 574-1/9/216 (West side) 24/09/71 No.48 Middleton Homes for the Blind

GV II

Terrace of 5 houses, now home for the blind. Early C19. Grey Gault brick with slate gambrel roof, hipped on its north-east corner; 5 ridgeline stacks. Originally 5 terrace houses, the southernmost unit double fronted. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with attic; 10-window range. 5 lean-to dormers behind parapet with stone coping and with 6-pane sashes. Moulded stucco cornice below parapet and returning along north flank. Southern unit has three 12-pane sash windows on 1st floor; the ground floor has a central former door with semicircular head, now a small-paned sash window; to the south is a canted bay window with sash window with 2 vertical glazing bars; other side of door is a similar 12-pane sash. Rest of facade has semicircular-headed entrances alternating with sash windows; 1st floor has 4 blind window recesses alternating with sashes. All but one of the door openings have now been filled with sash windows. The exception has a projecting Ionic porch with columns, a semicircular fanlight and door with one large raised-and-fielded panel. The rear has 7 lean-to dormers each with a 6-pane sash and five 12-pane and one 9-pane sashes on 1st floor. Ground floor is obscured by C20 rear slate-roofed extensions projecting out at right-angles. INTERIOR: not inspected.





Listing NGR: TL8529706752

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
465036
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 01 Feb 2005
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