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Gull Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorpe-le-Soken, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8697 / 51°52'10"N

Longitude: 1.1926 / 1°11'33"E

OS Eastings: 619886

OS Northings: 223827

OS Grid: TM198238

Mapcode National: GBR VRD.NBS

Mapcode Global: VHLCS.M8BK

Entry Name: Gull Cottages

Listing Date: 11 November 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147807

English Heritage Legacy ID: 120329

Location: Thorpe-le-Soken, Tendring, Essex, CO16

County: Essex

District: Tendring

Civil Parish: Thorpe-le-Soken

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Thorpe-le-Soken

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TM 12 SE (south side)

5/100 Nos. 5-9 (consec),
Gull Cottages,
11.11.81 formerly listed as
nos. 1-9, Gull


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

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