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The Constitutional Club and Shops

A Grade II* Listed Building in Braintree, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8787 / 51°52'43"N

Longitude: 0.5523 / 0°33'8"E

OS Eastings: 575775

OS Northings: 223096

OS Grid: TL757230

Mapcode National: GBR PHX.2G4

Mapcode Global: VHJJJ.J1BL

Entry Name: The Constitutional Club and Shops

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338263

English Heritage Legacy ID: 113738

Location: Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Town: Braintree

Electoral Ward/Division: Braintree Central & Beckers Gr

Built-Up Area: Braintree

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Braintree St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

GREAT SQUARE
1.
885
(East Side)
BRAINTREE

The Constitutional
Club and shops
TL 7523 1/101 25.10.51.
II* GV
2.
An Cl8 red brick front with a parapet and rusticated quoins to a C16 timber-framed
and plastered house. Originally it was built on an L shaped plan but was added
to in the C18 to make a rectangular plan. 3 storeys. 7 window range. The centre
window is a 3-light bay rising through the 1st and 2nd storeys. The inner flanking
windows are blocked. The windows are double-hung sashes with glazing bars,
in plain reveals with keystones. The ground storey has 2 C20 shops on the north
amd south ends and the centre part is C19 with a 6-panel door with rusticated
brick pilasters, a rectangular fanlight with radial glazing bars and a concrete
canopy with ornamental iron railings. The east (garden) front is timber-framed
and plastered, with a jettied 1st storey and 3 jettied gables on moulded bressumers.
The windows are metal casements with leaded lights. A 6-panel door with raised
and fielded panels has a frieze with fret ornamentation and a cornice. Roofs
tiled. RCHM (45).

The Constitutional Club and the House and shop occupied by Cameron Chemist
form a group with No 23 and Hill House, Market Place.


Listing NGR: TL7577523096

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