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A Grade II Listed Building in Kelvedon Hatch, Essex

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Latitude: 51.674 / 51°40'26"N

Longitude: 0.2636 / 0°15'48"E

OS Eastings: 556613

OS Northings: 199670

OS Grid: TQ566996

Mapcode National: GBR VW.544

Mapcode Global: VHHMW.J662

Entry Name: Priors

Listing Date: 20 February 1976

Last Amended: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197318

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373725

Location: Kelvedon Hatch, Brentwood, Essex, CM15

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Civil Parish: Kelvedon Hatch

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Kelvedon Hatch St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


723-1/5/443 (West side)
20/02/76 Priors
(Formerly Listed as:
ONGAR ROAD, Kelvedon Hatch


House. C17, C18 and C20. Timber-framed, rendered and pebble
dashed, brick, peg-tiled roof. T-plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Front, E elevation early C18 red brick,
unusual bond in which 2 stretchers and 3 headers alternate
vertically course by course with scored mortar. 5 bays, with 2
simple string courses defining mid height and parapet. 4
ground-floor windows and 5 on first floor. All windows are
straight headed sashes with gauged brick voussoirs and plain
reveals (glazing bars, 3x4 panes), central projecting brick
porch, flat head and corner piers with brick block capitals
and simple cornice moulding, also roll moulded 'astragal'
string course missing in part, 2 fixed lights on sides of
porch, C20. Porch outer door C20, 2-leaved, each leaf with 4
fielded panels. Inner doorway to house has a cobweb, Adam
style fanlight and panelled reveals, upper panels fielded,
door 2-leaf framed and panelled, lower panels flush, centre
ones recessed and upper ones glazed. S elevation rendered,
pebble dashed and colour washed over timber frame. E to W -
(1) front range, gable end with central red brick stack in
English bond, roof hipped. To W (2) 2 storeys and attic unit,
stack at W end. Ground floor, two C20 sash windows with
glazing bars, 5x4 panes, first floor central sash window, late
C18 with glazing bars, 5x4 panes, single dormer, late C18 sash
with glazing bars, 3x2 panes. (3) W unit with lower roof line,
2 storey and stack at W end, ground-floor flush frame and
panelled door with simple boarded hood on shaped brackets.
Late C18 3-light casement window with glazing bars, each light
2x3 panes. First floor, one late C18 and one C20 sash window
with glazing bars, 3x4 panes. N elevation irregular with a C20
French window, surrounding frame late C18, reeded, also old
iron framed casement window set back where unit (2) projects.
INTERIOR: considerable refurbishment in the past has masked
much of the framing which where showing, is rudimentary in
nature. Principal E block in Adam stlye. N room has Adam style
fireplace, ceiling cornice with reeding and leaves. Window
reveals with original fielded panels and shutters with locking
bars. S room has frieze with reeding and paterae alternating.
Window reveals with original shutters as above. Stair mahogany
handrail and plain square balusters. A back stair remains in
the rear block. Ground-floor kitchen fireplace at the rear of
the central block with moulded cornice cut to receive a spit
mechanism. Roof over front block constructed in Baltic pine
(long, knot-free lengths for side purlin construction). The
Essex cricketer, FL Fane lived here.

Listing NGR: TQ5661399670

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