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Franciscan Convent

A Grade II Listed Building in Braintree, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8897 / 51°53'22"N

Longitude: 0.5605 / 0°33'37"E

OS Eastings: 576298

OS Northings: 224332

OS Grid: TL762243

Mapcode National: GBR PHQ.JHX

Mapcode Global: VHJJB.NRNR

Plus Code: 9F32VHQ6+V5

Entry Name: Franciscan Convent

Listing Date: 29 November 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122520

English Heritage Legacy ID: 113693

Location: Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

Electoral Ward/Division: Bocking North

Built-Up Area: Braintree

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Bocking

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Franciscan Convent
TL 7624 3/177


An early C19 timber-framed and plastered house standing on the bank of the River Blackwater north of Bradford Bridge. 2 storeys. 2 short wings break forward at the north and south ends of the west front. 3 window range, the outer windows (to the wings) are 2 storey 3-light bays. The south front has 6 window range. The windows are double-hung sashes with glazing bars, in flush cased frames.
The centre part of the west front has a recessed porch with Tuscan columns in antis with a cornice and frieze between the wings. Roofs slate, hipped. A I further wing extends to the east on the south front.

Listing NGR: TL7629824332

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