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Virginia House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kelvedon, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8394 / 51°50'21"N

Longitude: 0.7036 / 0°42'13"E

OS Eastings: 586353

OS Northings: 219102

OS Grid: TL863191

Mapcode National: GBR QKT.QP4

Mapcode Global: VHKG8.41T7

Entry Name: Virginia House

Listing Date: 29 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170430

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116502

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 8619-8719 (north-west side)

8/191 No. 193 (Virginia


House, now part of attached pair. C16, extended in early C19 and C20. Timber
framed, with brick facade, all plastered, roofed with slate. 2-bay crosswing
aligned NW-SE of former hall house. Extended to left in early C19 to form a
range of cottages, extended to rear in C20. One internal stack. Abuts on no.
191 at left, not listed. 2 storeys. Ground floor, one sash of 2 lights. First
floor, one similar sash and 2 blocked apertures. Early C19 5-panel door, the
top panel glazed, in right return. Other external features all C20. Low-pitched
hipped roof. The timber wing has an underbuilt jetty to the street, covered by
the brick facade, jowled posts, heavy studding with curved tension braces
trenched into it, a cambered central tiebeam, plain joists of horizontal section
plastered to the soffits. Rafter seatings on the rear tiebeam indicate that it
was hipped at the rear. Roof structure above tiebeam level demolished for
present low roof. The owner reports that vertical tile-hanging was found on the
left flank wall, enclosed within the early C19 extension, now removed.

Listing NGR: TL8635319102

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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