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Berkley House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ingatestone, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6718 / 51°40'18"N

Longitude: 0.3872 / 0°23'13"E

OS Eastings: 565167

OS Northings: 199703

OS Grid: TQ651997

Mapcode National: GBR NJW.2QQ

Mapcode Global: VHJKD.N7KQ

Entry Name: Berkley House

Listing Date: 20 February 1976

Last Amended: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197290

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373654

Location: Ingatestone and Fryerning, Brentwood, Essex, CM4

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Civil Parish: Ingatestone and Fryerning

Built-Up Area: Ingatestone

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Ingatestone St Edmund and St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TQ6599 HIGH STREET, Ingatestone
723-1/14/372 (South East side) 20/02/76 No.13A
Berkeley House
(Formerly Listed as:
HIGH STREET, Ingatestone
(South East side)
Berkley House)

House. Early C19, extended in C19. Timber-framed, stucco with some weatherboarding, roofed with slate. Rectangular plan facing NW, with external stack at left end (now enclosed by No.13 (qv)) and internal stack at right end. Large lean-to to rear, roofed with handmade red clay tiles, and C19
single-storey lean-to extension-to right of it, extended with
a flat roof in C20. 3 storeys. Ground floor, 2 original sashes of 8+8 lights. First floor, 2 similar sashes, and a similar central sash of 6+6 lights. Second floor, 2 original sashes of 10+10 lights and a similar central sash of 8+8 lights. Central 6-panel door, of which 4 panels are glazed, in Tuscan portico with plain columns, pilasters and a moulded cornice with mutules; one stone step with C19 cast-iron bootscraper at right. Plaster band at second-floor level. Paired brackets to wide overhanging eaves. Original cast-iron cutters with lions' heads on the junctions. Roof of shallow pitch. The elevation is symmetrical except for a plastered pier at the right return, to full height. The left stack is cement-rendered. The rear elevation has on the ground floor of the lean-to one original sash of 6+6 lights, and on the second floor 2 original sashes of 6+6 square lights; it is weatherboarded above the lean-tos. Large C20 dormer with flat roof in roof of the larger lean-to.
INTERIOR: the entrance hall has on each side a door with fluted surround and carved at the top corners; similar surround inside the front door. The ground-floor rooms to each side each have original folding shutters in the splays, panelled soffit, and a plastered transverse beam. Original stair to full height, with turned newels, stick balusters and moulded handrails, branching at the top; rail and balusters renewed at top left. Boxed transverse beams above the first-floor rooms. Fielded 4-panel door with HL hinges to left first-floor room.

Listing NGR: TQ6517299704

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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