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Latitude: 51.8903 / 51°53'25"N
Longitude: 0.5564 / 0°33'22"E
OS Eastings: 576013
OS Northings: 224398
OS Grid: TL760243
Mapcode National: GBR PHQ.HGL
Mapcode Global: VHJJB.LRH7
Entry Name: Boleyns
Listing Date: 25 October 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1170835
English Heritage Legacy ID: 113705
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
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
885 CHURCH LANE
(East Side) BOCKING
TL 7624 3/54 25.10.51.
Originally a C17 timber-framed and plastered house added to and much altered
in the late C18. Joseph Saville bought Boleyns field and started to build the house in 1625. The present house is mainly late C18, plastered" brick. 2 storeys, attics and cellars. The west front has 3 window range, 3-light bay windows rising through 2 storeys flank a central wood doorcase and a venetial window above. The south front has 2 window range, Venetian windows. The windows are all double hung sashes with glazing bars, in flush cased frames. A central
8~panel door on the west front has a semi-circular fanlight with ornamental. fan glazing and a good doorcase with panelled reveals, engaged plain columns
and an open pediment with sections of triglyph frieze. The doorway is approached by stone steps. Timber-framed and plastered wings extend east at the rear.
The south wing has exposed timber framing on the ground storey and an C18 doorcase. Roofs tiled with a wood eaves cornice with flat modillions on the west front.
The interior has good panelling, an Cl8 staircase and some good C18 fireplaces.
Listing NGR: TL7601324398
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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