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Latitude: 51.5366 / 51°32'11"N
Longitude: 0.71 / 0°42'35"E
OS Eastings: 588042
OS Northings: 185449
OS Grid: TQ880854
Mapcode National: GBR Y93.MY
Mapcode Global: VHKHM.8M6W
Entry Name: 1-15, Nelson Street
Listing Date: 23 August 1974
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1322333
English Heritage Legacy ID: 122911
Location: Southend-on-Sea, SS1
Electoral Ward/Division: Milton
Built-Up Area: Southend-on-Sea
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Southend Team Ministry
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
Nos 1 to 15 (odd)
TQ 8885 7/72
From 1800-1830 Cliff town developed as a residential centre and Nelson Street
was the shopping centre of Southend prior to the development of High Street.
Nos 1-15 (odd) is a terrace of early C19 yellow brick shops and houses on a
raised stone flag pavement. It comprises 8 3-storey gabled blocks connected
by 2 storey blocks. Each 3 storey block has 1 3 light window on the 1st storey
and 1 window in the gable. The 2 storey blocks each have 1 window range. The
windows are double-hung sashes with single vertical glazing bars, and casements
in the centre lights on the 1st storey. The ground storeys have C20 shops and
offices with C19 ornamental cast iron railings above the fascia. Nos 1 to 7
(odd) have C19 pilasters to the shop fronts. Roofs slate, with overhanging
eaves supported on brackets.
Nos 1 to 15 (odd) form a group with Nos 2 to 18 (even) and lOA.
Listing NGR: TQ8804285449
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