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11, Bradford Street, Braintree

Description: 11, Bradford Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 113647

OS Grid Reference: TL7596823705
OS Grid Coordinates: 575968, 223705
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8841, 0.5554

Location: Bradford Street, Braintree, Essex CM7 9AS

Locality: Braintree
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 9AS

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Listing Text

(West Side)
No 11
TL 7523 2/48 25.10.51.

A timber-framed and plastered house built in the second half of the C16, originally
on a T shaped plan with a cross wing at the south end, but C18 alterations and
additions made the plan irregular. 2 storeys, attics and cellars. The crosswing,
partly jettied on the 1st storey projects at the south end with 3 window range
and the main block extends to the north with 2 window range, double-hung sashes
with glazing bars, in flush cased frames. Two of the windows on the 1st storey
are 3-light and the ground storey has 2 3-light bays. The north end of the
main block is also partly jettied on the 1st storey and is partly underbuilt
in brick, (painted). The east front has 2 large C18 rain water heads under
the jetty. A number of gabled wings extend to the west at the rear making a
picturesque group of gabled roofs. The south side of the rear wing is jettied
with a long range of casements under the jetty. Roofs tiled, with an original
chimney stack with 3 octagonal shafts on a rectangular base. The interior has
a number of original features including 2 open fireplaces with carved wood fire
surrounds, panelling, doors and a fresco painting on the ground storey. RCHM (36).

Nos 3 to 13 (odd) form a group with Little Bradfords and barn to the
south east of Little Bradfords on the east side.

Listing NGR: TL7596823705

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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