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35-39, Church Lane, Braintree

Description: 35-39, Church Lane

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 113702

OS Grid Reference: TL7596424424
OS Grid Coordinates: 575964, 224424
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8906, 0.5557

Location: Church Lane, Braintree, Essex CM7 5SE

Locality: Braintree
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 5SE

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Listing Text

(West Side) BOCKING
Nos 35 to 39 (odd)
(formerly listed as Nos 35 and 37)
TL 7524 4/56 25.10.51.

Formerly "The Tabor House". John Bunyan is said to have stayed here. It is
an early C16 timber-framed and plastered house with a late C16 south part and
a gable at the north end. 2 storeys. The upper storey is jet tied on the whole front, with a moulded and carved bressumer on curved and moulded brackets springing from attached shafts with capitals. The ground storey has exposed timber framing. 4 window range, casements, some with old leaded lights. There is a c16 doorway with a 4-centered arch in a square head. Roof tiled with a C16 central chimney stack with fluted shafts and moulded brick caps, on a square base. (The original stack has been rebuilt on the old model). The interior has exposed beams and some original features. RCHM (20).

Listing NGR: TL7596424424

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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