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60, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Brentwood, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6198 / 51°37'11"N

Longitude: 0.3012 / 0°18'4"E

OS Eastings: 559401

OS Northings: 193729

OS Grid: TQ594937

Mapcode National: GBR XN.NKL

Mapcode Global: VHHN3.5KK3

Plus Code: 9F32J892+WF

Entry Name: 60, High Street

Listing Date: 21 October 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197218

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373457

Location: Brentwood, Essex, CM14

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Electoral Ward/Division: Brentwood South

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Brentwood

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Brentwood St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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723-1/12/66 (South side)
21/10/58 No.60


House now shop. c1400 and late C16. Timber-framed, plastered,
peg-tiled roof. Rectangular plan with rear extensions.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic. N front elevation, broad gable
to street, ground floor C20 shop with fully glazed window and
door. At W side, passageway of South Street through from High
Street to rear. First floor, two C19 sash windows, with horns.
Second-floor attic window in gable, similar but with central
glazing bars to sashes 2x2 panes. Rear, S elevation, gable
merges on W side with timber-framed and plastered addition to
No.62 (qv). Smaller block butted to gable end, part jettied,
ground floor weatherboarded with C19 fixed window with glazing
bars, 4x4 panes. First floor, C19 sash window with glazing
bars, 4x2 panes. To S small single-storey timber-framed block,
plastered and weatherboarded with peg-tiled roof. At S end of
range C19 brick 2-storey block, slate roof. To W on ground
floor, segment headed doorway with plain C20 door. At S end,
2-storey bay windows, C19, of 3 cants, both ground and
first-floor windows have a casement window in each cant with
glazing bars, 2x2 panes, also upper top hung casement with
central glazing bar, 2 panes, pebble dash rendering between
windows and simple cornice above each.
INTERIOR: rear face of doorway of heavy proportions with deep
2-centred arched head set on W side of South Street passage,
surrounding timber framing considerably replaced by brickwork,
especially towards frontage. Probably originally jettied to
street but evidence now absent. First floor considerably
obscured but 3 principal bays, one with cambered tie-beam and
arched brace, wall plate and brace chamfered, also collar
purlin of a crown post roof. At rear, door or window head with
adjacent heavy tension brace. Further to rear added block
jettied on W side, inferior later studding, probably late C16.
Rail on W side below windows suggests that original purpose
was a small gallery. On High Street frontage a cornice of
classical profile remains within present room showing that the
frontage is now slightly built out to the street. The building
was a cross-wing to a hall house that continues into No.62
(qv) and probably onto the site of No.64 (qv). The visible
doorway in South Street led from a hall to the the W into the
cross-wing. Nos 60, 62 & 64 form a group.
(RCHM: Central and SW Essex : Monument 8: 36).

Listing NGR: TQ5940193729

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