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Cistern Adjoining the West Face of West Wall of Walled Garden Qv 2/51 Braxted Park House

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Braxted, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8062 / 51°48'22"N

Longitude: 0.6907 / 0°41'26"E

OS Eastings: 585602

OS Northings: 215370

OS Grid: TL856153

Mapcode National: GBR QL6.MH1

Mapcode Global: VHJJS.XVJS

Entry Name: Cistern Adjoining the West Face of West Wall of Walled Garden Qv 2/51 Braxted Park House

Listing Date: 8 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1111070

English Heritage Legacy ID: 118898

Location: Great Braxted, Maldon, Essex, CM8

County: Essex

District: Maldon

Civil Parish: Great Braxted

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Braxted All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


2/54 Cistern adjoining the
west face of west wall
of walled garden q.v.
2/51 Braxted Park House


Cistern. Dated 1677. Moulded lead. A fine cistern with 3 sides visible.
Rounded corners. Moulded base and rim. Strapwork surrounds to panels on left
return and front, right return blank, rear against wall. The left return panel
with corner emblems and moulded achievement. Of the 7 front panels, from left
to right, the 1st and 3rd depict 2 men and a woman, possibly the Rape of
Artemis, the 5th and 7th probably depict Artemis, 2nd and 6th double achieve-
ments. 4th "P.D.I." above an achievement. Strapwork decorated with Putti and
motifs. Moulded date 1677 below rim. There are 3 internal sections, a plug
chain is attached rear left and 2 drain spouts to base of left return.

Listing NGR: TL8560215370

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