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Thomas Sykes Antiques

A Grade II Listed Building in Kelvedon, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8341 / 51°50'2"N

Longitude: 0.6979 / 0°41'52"E

OS Eastings: 585984

OS Northings: 218493

OS Grid: TL859184

Mapcode National: GBR QKT.WTM

Mapcode Global: VHKG8.15TB

Entry Name: Thomas Sykes Antiques

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Last Amended: 29 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123789

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116509

Location: Kelvedon, Braintree, Essex, CO5

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Kelvedon

Built-Up Area: Kelvedon

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Kelvedon St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 8418-8518 (south-east side)

9/201 No. 16 (Thomas Sykes
21.12.67 Antiques) (formerly
listed as


House, now showrooms. Late C16, altered in C18, extended in C19 and C20.
Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 2 bays facing
NW, extended to right by one bay, with C18 external stack at end. Rear wing at
left end, with stack at the junction, and C20 flat-roofed single-storey
extension to rear left. Victorian extension of red brick in rear right angle,
forming a range parallel to the front range, projecting to the right. 2
storeys. 2 C18 2-storey splayed bays with 3 early C19 sashes of 12 lights at
each storey, with moulded eared architraves with projecting imitation keystones
and small brackets to sills. Tripartite sash of 4-12-4 lights over central
door. 6-panel door in C18 doorcase with pilasters, frieze and dentilled
pediment, and contemporary sash of 4 + 4 lights each side. Much crown glass.
Jowled posts, heavy studding, mortices for curved tension braces trenched to the
outside at rear. Edge-halved and bridled scarfs in both wallplates. 3 diamond
mortices and shutter rebate for unglazed window in rear wallplate. Some
evidence of a former oriel on site of present left bay. Chamfered axial beams
with lamb's tongue stops. Clasped purlin roof with high arched collars. C18
wood-burning hearth in left rear corner of main range. Unusual Victorian stair
in rear range, with Gothic Revival lower posts, and turned newels with acorn
finials. RCHM 17.

Listing NGR: TL8598418493

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