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Maysent House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Braintree, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8876 / 51°53'15"N

Longitude: 0.5563 / 0°33'22"E

OS Eastings: 576019

OS Northings: 224093

OS Grid: TL760240

Mapcode National: GBR PHQ.PGG

Mapcode Global: VHJJB.LTGB

Entry Name: Maysent House

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122551

English Heritage Legacy ID: 113665

Location: Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Town: Braintree

Electoral Ward/Division: Bocking South

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

885 BRADFORD STREET
(West Side) BOCKING
No 89 (Maysent House)
TL 7624 3/33 25.10.51.

GV II*

Originally a c16 timber-framed and plastered building altered in the C17 and
c18. Circa 1691 it was owned by John Maysent and was known as the Queen's Head Inn, a calling place for goods waggons travelling from London to East Anglia. A wing extending west at the rear is Cl6 and the front wing is C17 refaced in the C18 with a plastered brick front with a parapet, a dentilled cornice and rusticated quoins. 2 storeys, attics and cellars. 5 window range, double-hung sashes with glazing bars, in plain reveals, with keystones. A raised band runs between the storeys. A centra16~panel door with 4 upper panels glazed has
a semi-circular fanlight with radial glazing and a wood Roman Doric doorcase
with panelled reveals, cabled columns and an open pediment. Roof tiled, mansard, half-hipped at the north end, with 3 sloping roofed dormers.


Listing NGR: TL7601924093

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

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