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121-139, Church Street, Braintree

Description: 121-139, Church Street

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 113824

OS Grid Reference: TL7613126033
OS Grid Coordinates: 576131, 226033
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9050, 0.5589

Location: Church Street, Braintree, Essex CM7 5LF

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

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Listing Text


10/301 Nos. 121-139 (odd)


Five pairs of houses, 1872. Red brick with grey gault brick dressings. Red plain tile roofs, with crested ridge tiles. 2 storeys with 2 gables to each pair. Cusped and pierced bargeboards with ball pendants and wrought iron finials. 4 window range to each pair, of 2- and 3 -light iron casements with mullions and decorative glazing bars. Stone plaque to each gable, with sunk quatrefoil inscribed 'AD 1872'. Built for Samuel Courtauld as high quality housing in conjunction with his Bocking Weaving Mills. As such they form part of the C19 Courtauld development in north-central Essex, centred on Bocking and Halstead. (See D. of E. list for Parishes of Gosfield and Halstead Urban.)

Listing NGR: TL7613126033

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Source: English Heritage

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