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37 and 39, Bank Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Braintree, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8787 / 51°52'43"N

Longitude: 0.5509 / 0°33'3"E

OS Eastings: 575682

OS Northings: 223090

OS Grid: TL756230

Mapcode National: GBR PHX.248

Mapcode Global: VHJJJ.H1MM

Plus Code: 9F32VHH2+F9

Entry Name: 37 and 39, Bank Street

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122537

English Heritage Legacy ID: 113635

Location: Braintree Central and Beckers Green, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Electoral Ward/Division: Braintree Central & Beckers Green

Parish: Non Civil Parish

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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Description


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 20/12/2019

TL 7523
1/98
25.10.51

BRAINTREE
BANK STREET (West Side)
Nos. 37 and 39

GV
II

No 37 was probably a C15 timber-framed building but was completely altered and refronted in 1758. A red brick front with a parapet and a modillioned cornice has gault brick dressings, quoins and bands. Three storeys and cellars. Seven window range overall (arranged 2:3:2), the centre part, of three window range, breaks forward slightly under a modillioned pediment with a blocked circular window in the tympanum. The windows are double-hung sashes with unusual glazing bars in octagonal panes. The central window on the first storey has a brick architrave and the central window on the second storey has a semi-circular head with gault brick keystone and impost blocks. Raised gault brick bands run between the first and second storeys. At the rear there is a long timber-framed and plastered warehouse wing, probably C18. At the north end of the east front there is a covered passageway with some exposed timber-framing (see also No 33 qv) and original moulded ceiling beams. RCHM (40).

Nos 31, 33, 37, 39 form a group with No 40 on the east side.

Listing NGR: TL7568223090

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