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Dragon House

A Grade II Listed Building in Braintree, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8859 / 51°53'9"N

Longitude: 0.5565 / 0°33'23"E

OS Eastings: 576039

OS Northings: 223902

OS Grid: TL760239

Mapcode National: GBR PHQ.PJ5

Mapcode Global: VHJJB.LVKN

Entry Name: Dragon House

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122548

English Heritage Legacy ID: 113658

Location: Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Town: Braintree

Electoral Ward/Division: Bocking Blackwater

Built-Up Area: Braintree

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Bocking St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

BRADFORD STREET
1.
885 (West Side)
BOCKING
No 41
(Dragon House)
TL 7623 2/40 25.lO.51.
II GV

2.
Mainly a C16 timber-framed and plastered house with a jettied upper storey although
part of the house is said to date from 1480-1490. A plaster head on the centre
of the 1st storey is said to have been either a representation of Anne Boleyn
with whom the house may have had connections, or the sign of an earlier inn,
possibly called the Angel. 2 storeys. 4 window range, casements. The 1st storey
windows have some old leaded lights. The ground storey windows have glazing
bars, with small panes (one is an oriel bay). A 6-panel door has a moulded
architrave and there is a cart entrance at the south end. Roof tiled.

All the listed buildings from No 19 to No 41 on the west side and
No 4 to No 20 on the east side form a group with Bawn Cottage, Bawn Close.
Also the listed buildings form No 37 to No 89 (with Nos 57, 61, 61A)
on the west side form a group with No 24 to No 56A on the east side.


Listing NGR: TL7603923902

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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