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37 and 39, Bank Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Braintree, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8787 / 51°52'43"N

Longitude: 0.5506 / 0°33'1"E

OS Eastings: 575657

OS Northings: 223090

OS Grid: TL756230

Mapcode National: GBR PHX.20Z

Mapcode Global: VHJJJ.H1FM

Entry Name: 37 and 39, Bank Street

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122537

English Heritage Legacy ID: 113635

Location: Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Town: Braintree

Electoral Ward/Division: Braintree Central & Beckers Gr

Built-Up Area: Braintree

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Braintree St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

(West Side)
TL 7523 1/98 Nos 37 and 39

No 37 was probably a C15 timber-framed building but was completely altered
and refronted in 1753. A red brick front with a parapet and a modillioned
cornice has gault brick dressings, quoins and bands. 3 storeys and cellars.
7 window range overall (arranged 2:3:2), the centre part, of 3 window range,
breaks forward slightly under a modillioned pediment with a blocked circular
window in the tympanum. The windows are double-hung sashes with unusual glazing
bars in octagonal panes. The central window on the 1st storey has a brick
architrave and the central window on the 2nd storey has a semi-circular head
with gault brick keystone and impost blocks. Raised gault brick bands run
between the 1st and 2nd storeys. At the rear there is a long timber-framed
and plastered warehouse wing, probably C18. At the north end of the east
front there is a covered passageway with some exposed timber-framing (see
also No 33 qv) and original moulded ceiling beams. RCHM(40).

Nos 31, 33, 37, 39 form a group with No 40 on the east side.

Listing NGR: TL7565723090

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