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Wentworth House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Braintree, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8875 / 51°53'14"N

Longitude: 0.5563 / 0°33'22"E

OS Eastings: 576016

OS Northings: 224078

OS Grid: TL760240

Mapcode National: GBR PHQ.PFD

Mapcode Global: VHJJB.LTFF

Entry Name: Wentworth House

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170324

English Heritage Legacy ID: 113664

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

(West Side) BROCKING
No 87 (Wentworth House)
TL 7624 3/34 25.10.51.


A fine Cl7 timber-framed and plastered house with a jet tied upper storey and exposed timber framing. The front has 3 gables (2 jet tied above the 1st storey). 2 storeys, attics and cellars. The 1st storey has 3 C18 double hung sash windows with glazing bars, in flush cased frames, 2 later sash windows with vertical glazing bars and small casements flanking the window at the south end. The house has a fine richly carved shell canopy which has been removed during restoration and is said to be stored safely. Roofs tiled with C17 rain water heads on either side of the central gable, bearing the initials and date:- FJ 1679. RCHM 25.

Listing NGR: TL7601624078

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