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Franciscan Convent, Braintree

Description: Franciscan Convent

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 November 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 113693

OS Grid Reference: TL7629824332
OS Grid Coordinates: 576298, 224332
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8897, 0.5605

Location: Broad Road, Braintree CM7 9RS

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

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Listing Text

Franciscan Convent
TL 7624 3/177


An early C19 timber-framed and plastered house standing on the bank of the River Blackwater north of Bradford Bridge. 2 storeys. 2 short wings break forward at the north and south ends of the west front. 3 window range, the outer windows (to the wings) are 2 storey 3-light bays. The south front has 6 window range. The windows are double-hung sashes with glazing bars, in flush cased frames.
The centre part of the west front has a recessed porch with Tuscan columns in antis with a cornice and frieze between the wings. Roofs slate, hipped. A I further wing extends to the east on the south front.

Listing NGR: TL7629824332

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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