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Latitude: 51.8754 / 51°52'31"N
Longitude: 0.5567 / 0°33'24"E
OS Eastings: 576096
OS Northings: 222736
OS Grid: TL760227
Mapcode National: GBR PHX.9LM
Mapcode Global: VHJJJ.L4P5
Entry Name: Braintree Railway Station and Former Station Master's House
Listing Date: 25 July 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1338279
English Heritage Legacy ID: 113831
Location: Braintree, Essex, CM7
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
TL 72 SE
8/232 STATION APPROACH
(south side} BRAINTREE
Braintree Railway Station and former
Station Master's House
Railway station. 1865 for Great Eastern Railway. Red brick with gault brick rusticated quoins, string and eaves courses; Station Master's house of render over brick with similar gault brick dressings; hipped slate roofs; brick ridge and end stacks with oversailing courses. H-plan with Station Master's house to left (east} of station building. Station Master's house has 2-storey, symmetrical 3-window range east elevation: central panelled door set in moulded wood architrave with semicircular arched entry to trellised porch; 4-pane sashes set in segmental-arched raised architraves; similar fenestration to one-bay side walls. Station building of one-storey, 3 window range with projecting bay to cross wing on right: recessed centre has ornate iron brackets to lean-to canopy over panelled door flanked by 4-pane sashes set in keyed segmental-arched raised architraves; panelled door to wing on right) which has similar window and architrave to front. Similar rear elevation has 3-light segmental-arched window with glazing bars to ticket office; fretted wood canopy supported on ornate Gothic-style columns with foliate capitals and brackets with foliate spandrels. Interior: panelled doors; simple classical fireplace to waiting room on right; central booking hall has panelled wood screen with pilasters to ticket office on left.
Listing NGR: TL7609622736
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