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Bretons

A Grade II* Listed Building in Elm Park, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5423 / 51°32'32"N

Longitude: 0.1861 / 0°11'10"E

OS Eastings: 551696

OS Northings: 184863

OS Grid: TQ516848

Mapcode National: GBR SM.HL9

Mapcode Global: VHHNF.5HRJ

Entry Name: Bretons

Listing Date: 7 January 1955

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1079875

English Heritage Legacy ID: 201638

Location: Havering, London, RM13

County: London

District: Havering

Electoral Ward/Division: Elm Park

Built-Up Area: Havering

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: South Hornchurch St John and St Matthew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

RAINHAM ROAD
1.
5017
Hornchurch
Bretons
TQ 58 SW 11/1 7.1.55.
II* GV
2.
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 from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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