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Latitude: 51.8859 / 51°53'9"N
Longitude: 0.5565 / 0°33'23"E
OS Eastings: 576039
OS Northings: 223902
OS Grid: TL760239
Mapcode National: GBR PHQ.PJ5
Mapcode Global: VHJJB.LVKN
Entry Name: Dragon House
Listing Date: 25 October 1951
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1122548
English Heritage Legacy ID: 113658
Location: Braintree, Essex, CM7
Electoral Ward/Division: Bocking Blackwater
Built-Up Area: Braintree
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Bocking St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
885 (West Side)
TL 7623 2/40 25.lO.51.
Mainly a C16 timber-framed and plastered house with a jettied upper storey although
part of the house is said to date from 1480-1490. A plaster head on the centre
of the 1st storey is said to have been either a representation of Anne Boleyn
with whom the house may have had connections, or the sign of an earlier inn,
possibly called the Angel. 2 storeys. 4 window range, casements. The 1st storey
windows have some old leaded lights. The ground storey windows have glazing
bars, with small panes (one is an oriel bay). A 6-panel door has a moulded
architrave and there is a cart entrance at the south end. Roof tiled.
All the listed buildings from No 19 to No 41 on the west side and
No 4 to No 20 on the east side form a group with Bawn Cottage, Bawn Close.
Also the listed buildings form No 37 to No 89 (with Nos 57, 61, 61A)
on the west side form a group with No 24 to No 56A on the east side.
Listing NGR: TL7603923902
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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