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Tower House at Warley Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Brentwood, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6061 / 51°36'21"N

Longitude: 0.2953 / 0°17'43"E

OS Eastings: 559044

OS Northings: 192190

OS Grid: TQ590921

Mapcode National: GBR XP.F3Q

Mapcode Global: VHHN3.2WGN

Entry Name: Tower House at Warley Hospital

Listing Date: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197258

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373569

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: Warley Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


BRENTWOOD

TQ59SE WARLEY HILL, Warley
723-1/8/150 (West side (off))
Tower House at Warley Hospital

GV II

Water tower and house attached. Completed 1885. Red brick with
burnt headers in diaper pattern, stone door and window
dressings, tile roof. T-shaped plan. Tower at W end on central
axis, rectangular, 4 storeys, machicolated, projecting
parapet, conical roof. Ground floor doorway on S side,
4-centred arched head and independent stone hood above boarded
C19 door. N and W faces have windows with similar arched
heads, now boarded over. First floor, deep depressed arches
with 4-centred heads containing mullioned and transomed
windows and paired lancet windows below. Above, each face with
central slit vent on 2 upper floors. House, one storey and
attic S elevation, buttressed cross-wing at E end with crow
stepped gable, ground-floor mullioned window of 4 lights under
moulded 4-centred arch, attic gable window of 2 lights with
label, to W, doorway with 4-centred arched head, boarded door,
4-centred arched window now boarded over, wall with parapet
rising to tower by crow stepping. Tile hung dormer window,
(boarded over). N elevation, junction of tower and house
covered by C20 addition. Central dormer window behind parapet,
similar to one on S elevation, doorway and contiguous side
windows, square framed and now boarded over, door cut into
window framing. E cross-wing - C20 addition with crow stepped
gable to match S gable. E elevation, central segment headed
doorway, door of 4 panels, upper 2 glazed, lower 2 flush with
beaded edges, small adjacent segment headed window (boarded
over), central `dropped' dormer window of 3 casements with
glazing bars, each 1x3 panes. Stack above, upper section,
stone, embattled with recessed arched panels. N end of range,
C20 brickwork, C20 iron framed windows, 2 on ground floor and
one at attic level (boarded over).
Warley Hospital (qv), Tower House and The Lodge (qv) form a
group.


Listing NGR: TQ5904492190

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