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Number 77 and Covered Passageway to South West and North East Cart Entrance, Braintree

Description: Number 77 and Covered Passageway to South West and North East Cart Entrance

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 113747

OS Grid Reference: TL7557223010
OS Grid Coordinates: 575572, 223010
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8780, 0.5493

Location: High Street, Braintree, Essex CM7 1JZ

Locality: Braintree
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 1JZ

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Listing Text

(North West Side)

No 77
and covered passageway
to south-west and
north-east cart entrance
TL 7523 1/117 25.10.51.
A C15 or early C16 timber framed and plastered building altered in the C18 and
later and now restored on the south-east front in C18 style, with plaster panels
in the upper storey. The 1st storey has 2 large mullioned and transomed windows,
slightly projecting, with glazing bars and a semi-circular arched centre lights.
A cornice and frieze runs above the 1st storey windows. The ground storey has
C20 shop fronts with a cornice and frieze above the shop windows. A long wing
extends north-west at the rear, approached at the north end by a carriageway
and at the south end by a covered passage way with exposed timber-framing and
a 4-centred archway with chamfered orders. The wing at the rear is 2 storeys
with exposed timber framing on the 1st storey on both sides. On the south west
side the windows are horizontal sliding sashes with glazing bars on the 1st
storey and double hung sashes on the ground storey and on the north east side
double-hung sashes with glazing bars. Roof slate on the main block and tiled
at the rear. RCHM (21).

Nos 73 to 77 (odd) form a group with Nos 90 to 96 (even), 100, 102, 106 and 112.

Listing NGR: TL7557223010

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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