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Braintree Railway Station and Former Station Master's House, Braintree

Description: Braintree Railway Station and Former Station Master's House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 July 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 113831

OS Grid Reference: TL7609622736
OS Grid Coordinates: 576096, 222736
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8754, 0.5567

Location: 31 Station Approach, Braintree, Essex CM7 3QL

Locality: Braintree
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 3QL

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Listing Text

TL 72 SE
(south side} BRAINTREE
Braintree Railway Station and former
Station Master's House


Railway station. 1865 for Great Eastern Railway. Red brick with gault brick rusticated quoins, string and eaves courses; Station Master's house of render over brick with similar gault brick dressings; hipped slate roofs; brick ridge and end stacks with oversailing courses. H-plan with Station Master's house to left (east} of station building. Station Master's house has 2-storey, symmetrical 3-window range east elevation: central panelled door set in moulded wood architrave with semicircular arched entry to trellised porch; 4-pane sashes set in segmental-arched raised architraves; similar fenestration to one-bay side walls. Station building of one-storey, 3 window range with projecting bay to cross wing on right: recessed centre has ornate iron brackets to lean-to canopy over panelled door flanked by 4-pane sashes set in keyed segmental-arched raised architraves; panelled door to wing on right) which has similar window and architrave to front. Similar rear elevation has 3-light segmental-arched window with glazing bars to ticket office; fretted wood canopy supported on ornate Gothic-style columns with foliate capitals and brackets with foliate spandrels. Interior: panelled doors; simple classical fireplace to waiting room on right; central booking hall has panelled wood screen with pilasters to ticket office on left.

Listing NGR: TL7609622736

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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