History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

156 and 158, Cressing Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Braintree, Essex

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8776 / 51°52'39"N

Longitude: 0.5703 / 0°34'12"E

OS Eastings: 577018

OS Northings: 223011

OS Grid: TL770230

Mapcode National: GBR PHY.709

Mapcode Global: VHJJJ.T2VH

Entry Name: 156 and 158, Cressing Road

Listing Date: 8 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338315

English Heritage Legacy ID: 113819

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 Paul

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

Find accommodation in
Braintree

Listing Text

TL 72 SE CRESSING ROAD
BRAINTREE
691/8/1
Nos. 156 and 158

II

Pair of cottages 1918 by C H B Quennell and W F Crittall. Concrete block construction painted. Flat roof. Each two storeys, 2 windows wide with outer bay recessed. Windows square headed with replacement metal frames and chevron pattern to lintel. Entrances in recessed porches now enclosed. Moulded cornice and parapet.
Original show houses, built by Crittalls Manufacturing Company to demonstrate use of modular system of concrete block construction in response to need for cheap housing after First World War.
Architectural Review January -June 1919 page 64-6.
An Example of Unit Building carried out by the Crittall Manufacturing Company at Braintree Essex. Prospectus to original show home 1918


Listing NGR: TL7701823011

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.