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Braintree (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 85937 18471


KELVEDON HIGH STREET TL 8418-8518 (north-west side)

9/162 Nos. 11, 13 and 15 21.12.67 (Cobbins) (formerly listed as 'Cobbins' and nos. 6 and 7, Knights Templar Terrace, S.E. side)


House, now 2 houses and shop. C14-C17, altered in C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered with some exposed framing, roofed with handmade red plain tiles; stacks of gault brick. C14 2-bay hall facing SE with stack in left bay behind axis; C14 2-bay crosswing to right, with C19 external stack to right; C14 2-bay extension to rear of crosswing; C20 flat-roofed single-storey extension to left of it; C17 3-bay crosswing to left of hall, with axial stack; C19 single-storey extension to rear, roofed with red clay corrugated tiles; and C20 flat-roofed single-storey extension to right. 2 storeys. No. 11 (at the left end) has one C19 splayed bay of casements, on the first floor one early C19 sash of 16 lights, and a 6-panel door, the top 2 panels glazed. No. 13 (in the middle) has a similar bay, on the first floor 2 mid-C19 sashes of 4 lights, and a 6-panel door. No. 15 (Cobbins) (at the right end) has an early C19 projecting shopfront of 24 lights, a C19 half-glazed door with plain overlight, 2 fluted pilasters, moulded fascia, with 4 lights in the left return; in the crosswing, one early C19 sash of 18 + 18 lights; on the first floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 16 lights; and in the crosswing gable, 2 plain lights. C19/early C20 serpentine bargeboards on gable of right crosswing. Roof of main range higher than that of right crosswing, and continued across left crosswing. Exposed framing in right return, with curved braces trenched outside the studs; modern inscription 15 + 47 in girt; one horizontal sash. Similar exposed framing in left side of right rear extension. The right crosswing has an underbuilt jetty, a chamfered binding beam with step stops, plain joists of horizontal section jointed to it with unrefined central tenons, a cambered central tiebeam with one of 2 chamfered braces remaining, and a complete crownpost roof with axial bracing; in the rear wall are diamond mortices for former unglazed windows at both storeys. The rear extension to it is built in similar style, soon after the initial construction, retaining both braces to the central tiebeam. The hall range has a mid-C16 inserted floor with chamfered axial beam and chamfered joists of horizontal section, all with step stops. The roof has been raised approx. 1.5 metres and rebuilt in the C17 with the smoke-blackened medieval rafters, with unsooted pegs at the apices. The interior of no. 13 is much plastered. No. 11 has plain joists of vertical section. (B.L. Kentish, Kelvedon and its Antiquities, 1974, 70). RCHM 38.

Listing NGR: TL8593718471


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Kentish, BL , Kelvedon and its Antiquities, (1974), 70


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

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Date: 28 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/06548/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Frank Swift. Source Historic England Archive
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