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Blenheim House, Headquarters of the Royal Anglian Regiment

A Grade II Listed Building in Warley, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5999 / 51°35'59"N

Longitude: 0.2979 / 0°17'52"E

OS Eastings: 559248

OS Northings: 191507

OS Grid: TQ592915

Mapcode National: GBR XP.V31

Mapcode Global: VHHN9.31VV

Entry Name: Blenheim House, Headquarters of the Royal Anglian Regiment

Listing Date: 20 February 1976

Last Amended: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205940

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373400

Location: Brentwood, Essex, CM13

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Town: Brentwood

Electoral Ward/Division: Warley

Built-Up Area: Brentwood

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Warley Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


BRENTWOOD

TQ59SE CLIVE ROAD, Great Warley
723-1/8/133 (West side)
20/02/76 Blenheim House, Headquarters of The
Royal Anglian Regiment
(Formerly Listed as:
CLIVE ROAD, Great Warley
Headquarters Royal Anglian Regiment)

II

Labelled Museum on OS.
Depot officers mess for the Beds, Herts and Essex Regiment.
1878. Yellow brick with rusticated quoins, hipped slate roofs.
L-shaped plan.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. N front elevation, principal 6 bayed
range with 2 bayed cross-wing projecting at W end, stacks
visible at E end junction with cross-wing and one bay
eastwards. Door porch in main range projects adjacent to
cross-wing. All windows are set in recessed panels, ground
floor round headed with keystones, first floor flat headed
with decorative soffit, bricks set diagonally. All sashes with
glazing bars, ground floor 3x6 panes and upper radial, first
floor 3x4 panes. String course between floors and also linking
arch springers of ground floor windows. Porch, semicircular
arched doorway, fanlight, soffit with chevron and leaf
decoration and key stone, glazing bars, 3 panes,
Corinthianesque pilasters, attic stage with guilloche panels
under parapet. W elevation similar to N but 2 adjoining
blocks. N block continuing system of front elevation, S of
lesser height with roof break at junction and stacks at
junction and at N and S ends. N block of 4 bays, S of 2 with
tall ground floor 5-cant bay window, flat roofed with
guilloche panels. Below parapet - windows recessed with
glazing bars, 3x6 panes. First-floor windows above bay window
3x2 panes. S block, 4 bays, windows in recessed panels,
glazing bars, all 3x4 panes. S elevation irregular, as
courtyard in internal angle of L-plan. To W, S end of W block,
very wide stack, 2 sash windows with glazing bars, ground
floor 2x4 panes, first floor 3x4 panes. To E courtyard
enclosing wall, behind, projecting section at back of N range.
First floor windows with glazing bars, one 3x4 panes, one 2x4
panes and one 1x4 panes. Door porch to E, similar in style to
porch on front elevation, door facing S, round headed, glazed
fanlight, radial glazing bars, door with 4 flush panels.
Window at rear of N range to courtyard, sash, with glazing
bars, 4x4 panes. E end elevation, principal N wing plain door
porch to S has round headed sash window with glazing bars, 2x4
panes, rear projection to N wing, first floor window with
glazing bars, 1x4 panes.
INTERIOR: ground floor has some original heavy framed and
panelled doors. Both staircases (leading from the 2 porches)
with cast-iron banister rails, cast as pairs linked at the
base. Stained glass window on landing of principal staircase
from N front.


Listing NGR: TQ5924891507

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

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