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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1122551
English Heritage Legacy ID: 113665
Location: Braintree, Essex, CM7
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
885 BRADFORD STREET
(West Side) BOCKING
No 89 (Maysent House)
TL 7624 3/33 25.10.51.
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
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