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Wentworth House, Braintree

Description: Wentworth House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 113664

OS Grid Reference: TL7601624078
OS Grid Coordinates: 576016, 224078
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8875, 0.5563

Location: Bradford Street, Braintree, Essex CM7 9AU

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

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Listing Text

(West Side) BROCKING
No 87 (Wentworth House)
TL 7624 3/34 25.10.51.


A fine Cl7 timber-framed and plastered house with a jet tied upper storey and exposed timber framing. The front has 3 gables (2 jet tied above the 1st storey). 2 storeys, attics and cellars. The 1st storey has 3 C18 double hung sash windows with glazing bars, in flush cased frames, 2 later sash windows with vertical glazing bars and small casements flanking the window at the south end. The house has a fine richly carved shell canopy which has been removed during restoration and is said to be stored safely. Roofs tiled with C17 rain water heads on either side of the central gable, bearing the initials and date:- FJ 1679. RCHM 25.

Listing NGR: TL7601624078

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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