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Forge Cottage Including Attached Railings and Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Kelvedon, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8354 / 51°50'7"N

Longitude: 0.6987 / 0°41'55"E

OS Eastings: 586028

OS Northings: 218644

OS Grid: TL860186

Mapcode National: GBR QKT.X0M

Mapcode Global: VHKG8.2469

Plus Code: 9F32RMPX+5F

Entry Name: Forge Cottage Including Attached Railings and Gate

Listing Date: 25 June 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306108

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116485

Location: Kelvedon, Braintree, Essex, CO5

County: Essex

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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TL 8618-8718 (north-west side)

10/172 No. 61 (Forge Cottage)
25.6.74 including attached
railings and gate


House. Circa 1600, altered in C17/18 and C19, extended in C20. Timber framed,
plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 3 bays facing SE, with C19
external stacks at right end and to rear of middle bay. Early C20 wing to rear
of left bay, the lower storey of painted brick, the upper storey weatherboarded.
Truncated stack at end, enclosed by single-storey lean-to extension of breeze
blocks, roofed with corrugated asbestos. C20 single-storey lean-to extensions
to rear of other bays, partly painted brick, partly shingled, both roofed with
felt. 2 storeys. Two 3-light casements on each floor, with rectangular
leading. The lower left window is a complete C18/early C19 original, with
moulded mullions and central wrought iron casement; the others retain the
C18/early C19 casement, but are otherwise rebuilt in C20. C18/19 plain boarded
door. Asymmetrical elevation. Early C19 railings and gate of wrought and cast
iron, forming boundary with street and returning to house at both ends. 6 cast
iron stanchions with urn terminals; plain spikes on railings; mounted on
rendered dwarf wall; central gate with saltire bracing at bottom. Chamfered
longitudinal beams, joggled between bays. Plain joists of vertical section,
some replaced. Hardwood floorboards in left bay. Edge-halved and bridled scarf
in front wallplate. Unjowled posts. Quarter-turn stair to right of front door.
Walls raised approx. one metre in C17/18, internal tiebeams severed for doors
but bareface-dovetailed to heavy door frames. C20 grates. One C18/early C19
battened door to rear of ground floor, and 2 in upper storey.

Listing NGR: TL8602818644

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