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Bretons, Havering

Description: Bretons

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 201638

OS Grid Reference: TQ5169684862
OS Grid Coordinates: 551696, 184862
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5423, 0.1861

Location: Rainham Road, Romford, Greater London RM13 7LP

Locality: Havering
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: RM13 7LP

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Listing Text

TQ 58 SW 11/1 7.1.55.
Late C17, rebuilt about 1740 retaining some features of earlier date. Three
storeys, red brick, 5 flush framed sash windows with cambered heads, raised
bands to front, cornice, parapet and triple hipped slate roof, end stacks.
Central full height square projection over open Doric columned porch with
entablature with shaped modillions; painted wood modillion cornice, pediment
to front. Doorway with heavy wood rustications, 6 fielded panelled door and
heavy wood barred radiating fanlight. Rear elevation 3 storeys, 5 windows,
sashes with cambered heads, those on ground and first floor replaced by modern
wooden casements. Central 6 fielded panelled door with cornice hood. Central
round-headed staircase window. Single storey wings with tiled roofs projecting
to right and left. Interior has black and white paved entrance hall with
good late C17 round-headed archway of wood with cartouche; staircase also
late C17 of robust design, heavy handrail, continuous string, twisted balusters
with carved cups, square newels. Room to left: plain marble fireplace surround,
modillion ceiling cornice; room to right: panelling to ceiling circa 1740,
modern fireplace surround.

Listing NGR: TQ5169684863

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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