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Braintree Railway Station and Former Station Master's House

A Grade II Listed Building in Braintree, Essex

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338279

English Heritage Legacy ID: 113831

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

TL 72 SE
(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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