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Hillside House

A Grade II Listed Building in Weeley Heath, Essex

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Latitude: 51.848 / 51°50'52"N

Longitude: 1.1201 / 1°7'12"E

OS Eastings: 614999

OS Northings: 221203

OS Grid: TM149212

Mapcode National: GBR TQC.20K

Mapcode Global: VHLCR.CTJ6

Plus Code: 9F33R4XC+62

Entry Name: Hillside House

Listing Date: 21 December 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1265073

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425919

Location: Weeley, Tendring, Essex, CO16

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Weeley

Built-Up Area: Weeley Heath

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Weeley St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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House. 1858. Red brick in Flemish bond, roofed in handmade red plain
tiles. T shape plan with main elevation facing N.W. Crosswing aligned NW
SE main wing at right angles Victorian Gothic Style two storeys with
attics. Front elevation comprises gable to crosswing with projecting two
storey bay, set back to right of this then two storey entrance porch
surmounted by shingled timber bell turret and projecting open porch. Right
hand section of elevation is subdivided by brick stack on face with relief
panel, canted projecting bay at ground floor level on right hand corner.
Windows are timber mullion and transom with diamond leaded lights, rebated
in openings with one projecting by at ground floor, and on right hand
section at first floor two centre arched heads with decorative moulded
bricks. Canted cills beneath. Window on bay has dripmould with flint
inset above, and thin brick buttresses on splays. Detail repeated on
canted by at RH end. Parapet to crosswing gable, eaves to projecting bays
and front elevation incorporate projecting string courses of decorative
brick. Front door sits in open recess with two centre segmental brick,
archway, made up of two courses, lower ogee moulded. Floor in recess tiled
diagonally. Door has thirteen panels, lower six with shields, upper five
form part of two centre arch design with decorated spandrels. Heavy
doorcase with quadrant and hollow mouldings. Open timber porch in front
of entrance. Side (SW) elevation comprises two gables, both with
decorative ribs and corbels beneath verge on left hand, and parapet on
right. Left gable has recessed roundel in apex, diaper pattern in burnt
headers square inset flint panel. Two windows, one central at first floor,
one offset at ground floor, both mullion and transom with details similar
to front elevation. Right gable apex has decorative roundel with
polychrome splayed bricks directly above tripartite window with arched
heads. Above first floor large window with two centre brick arched head.
Timber tracery in "Y" form, with diamond shaped leaded lights. Roof form
irregular with hexagonal structure over entrance porch. Gables have both
parapets and variety of bargeboards from simple straight type on two
gablets on right hand of front elevation to curved type with fret cut
quatrefoil motif on open porch in front of entrance. Decorative ridge
tiles. Four stacks each of different design with moulded projecting
courses, including dentil. Interior contains many original features
including a pilloried central entrance hall with trefoils to the
balustrade, high beamed ceilings, gothic panelled doors and an open-well
staircase lit by a large gothic window with stained margin panes; but most
of the chimney pieces have been removed.

Listing NGR: TM1499921203

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