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Mascalls

A Grade II Listed Building in Brentwood, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6066 / 51°36'23"N

Longitude: 0.2791 / 0°16'44"E

OS Eastings: 557917

OS Northings: 192206

OS Grid: TQ579922

Mapcode National: GBR WV.H08

Mapcode Global: VHHN2.SWD9

Entry Name: Mascalls

Listing Date: 11 November 1974

Last Amended: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197235

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373502

Location: Brentwood, Essex, CM14

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Town: Brentwood

Electoral Ward/Division: Warley

Built-Up Area: Brentwood

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: South Weald St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


BRENTWOOD

TQ59SE MASCALLS LANE, Warley
723-1/8/306 (West side)
11/11/74 Mascalls
(Formerly Listed as:
MASCALLS LANE, South Weald
Mascalls)

GV II

House. Early C19 and later, with many additions and
alterations. Brick, rendered and colour-washed, hipped slated
roofs. Plan comprises a central rectangular block, facing E
with 2 linked, deep, pavilion wings at the N and S ends.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys (although central attic space now used,
lit from rear). Front, E elevation, principal block, 3 window
range, all sashes with glazing bars, much renewed,
chimney-stacks on end walls. Ground and first floors separated
by 2 moulded string courses with 2 panels between with
Adam-esque wheat-ear and roundel motif. Central bay projects
and is pedimented, cartouche in tympanum and stack projecting
from pediment. Central C20 flat headed porch in Tuscan style.
Ground floor 2 windows 4x4 panes, C20 door, oak with
decorative iron work, First floor, 3 windows, 4x4 panes. To N,
pavilion and linking bay have blind first-floor window
recesses, moulded string courses as centre block, continuing
with an Adam-esque panel between on the link bay. Ground-floor
pavilion has blind round headed recessed arch containing a
blind doorway, link bay has a round headed niche. S pavilion
and link bay detail now covered by later addition said to be
essentially early C20. N end has ground-floor servants' range
with panelled door and continuous range of fixed windows each
side. Taller block behind with hipped roof and segment headed
sash window with glazing bars 3x4 panes. End pavilion with
hipped roof and segment headed sash window with glazing bars,
3x4 panes. Rear, W elevation. Principal units of central block
linked pavilion with 2 string courses, but with additional
units. Ground falls to rear and house is on a podium with
semi-basement windows. Central block N end windows enlarged in
mid-C19 to 2-storey canted bay with hipped slated roof. All
windows except 2 on ground floor of projecting bay (one fixed
and oen casement) are simple 2-paned sashes. C20 flat-roofed
dormer window of 3 sash lights. Middle register between floors
has blind window recesses. S linking bay has a simple canted
bay added, similar to that on central block. S pavilion with
string courses but no windows. N pavilion has a projecting
round stair tower with a conical roof, surmounted by a
lantern, also with a conical roof, 2 small round headed
casement stair windows. Rear of pavilion and ground-floor link
to servants' block has 4 small round headed casement windows.
Middle register of pavilion and link to central block, 2
simple sash windows. Ground floor of link, doorway with
semicircular fanlight with glazing bars, door, 2 lower sunk
panels and upper glazing with glazing bars, 2x2 panes, round
fixed window adjacent to doorway. To N servants' block with
ground-floor casement window with glazing bars, 6x3 panes,
above on first floor, 2-light casement with glazing bars, 6x4
panes. To W unit with Venetian pattern window and C20 swimming
pool in C19 style to W (not to be included in the listing). S
end elevation, early C19 pavilion, hipped slated roof, stacks
to E and W ends, 3 window range, 2 string courses defining a
middle register with blind window recesses. All windows C20
simple sashes. Central ground-floor door, raised above
ground-level stairs to W and low wall with ornamental
balustrade to E. Doorway, roundheaded, glazed fanlight, door
with 2 lower panels and single upper glazed pane. To E, gable
end of early C20 unit with Venetian style window, 2 sash
windows with central round headed fixed window. N end
elevation, pavilion, 3-storeyed, 3 window range with moulded
string courses with windows between, blind recessed panels
above ground-floor windows under lower string course. Ground
floor, 2 sash windows with glazing bars, 3x4 panes. First and
second floors each 3 sash windows, 3x2 panes. C19 ground-floor
servants' block overlaps to W with stack and unit with 2 round
headed windows with glazing bars, one 2x3 panes and one 3x4
panes. C20 door between with lower panel and glazing above.
Swimming pool to W.
INTERIOR much altered and renewed. Spiral stair in stair tower
for servants remains, as does extensive cellar beneath podium.
Mascalls and its stable block (qv) form a group.


Listing NGR: TQ5791792206

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