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Weald House

A Grade II Listed Building in Brentwood, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6212 / 51°37'16"N

Longitude: 0.2949 / 0°17'41"E

OS Eastings: 558962

OS Northings: 193872

OS Grid: TQ589938

Mapcode National: GBR XN.F0N

Mapcode Global: VHHN3.2J70

Plus Code: 9F32J7CV+FX

Entry Name: Weald House

Listing Date: 20 February 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208596

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373580

Location: Brentwood, Essex, CM14

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Electoral Ward/Division: Brentwood West

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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Description



BRENTWOOD

TQ5893 WEALD ROAD
723-1/12/125 (West side)
20/02/76 Weald House

II

House. C18, C19, C20. Red brick with peg-tiled mansard roof
behind parapet, gable end chimney-stacks. Plan L-shaped,
principal range and contemporary rear out-shut with C19
service block built on to rear at S end.
EXTERIOR: 2 storey basement and attic. Front E elevation,
facade brickwork reddened with white tuck pointing. 3 window
range with slight segment heads, good voussoirs, ground and
first-floor outer windows of triple sash form with glazing
bars, 1x4, 3x4, 1x4 panes, sashes horned but with C20 profile.
First-floor central window similar but smaller 3x4 panes.
Ground-floor central doorway approached by steps,
round-headed, voussoirs with `cobweb' fanlight and door frame
recessed into brickwork with bead moulding. Door has 4
recessed panes. Basement had 2 windows in rendered plinth, S
one now bricked round (apparently once turned into a coal
shoot), N one now has a C20 PVC 2-light casement window. Attic
lit by 2 outer flat-roofed dormer windows lead covered each
with 2-light casements with glazing bars, 4x2 panes. Also
central plain skylight in front roof pitch. Rear W elevation,
plain mansard roof and roof of 2-storey out-shut additional
stack at N end through out-shut. C19 ground-floor service
addition at S end has minor gable end chimney to W. Out-shut
has three C20 casement windows on each floor, somewhat
irregular and all in PVC with glazing bars. These replace
early C20 iron casements. Ground floor, two 2-light, 4x4
panes, one 1-light 2x2 panes (central 2-light window on site
of blocked backdoor to house). First floor, one 3-light 6x3
panes, one 2-light 4x3 panes, central one single light 2x2
panes. Service addition has 2-light casement window with
glazing bars, 4x3 panes. S end elevation, mansard roof gable
with central stack and out-shut prominent, similar brickwork
(with dispersed burnt headers) continuous through both areas,
side of C19 addition to W. Ground floor, E-W, original doorway
(good voussoirs) with door having upper glazing with glazing
bars, 3x4 panes and single lower beaded flush panel. Inserted
doorway in differing brick, splayed jambs, voussoirs well
made, door early C20 iron-framed French window with fanlight,
iron glazing bars, large panes. C20 PVC 3-light casement
window with glazing bars, 6x3 panes. Large early C20 fully
glazed French window with side lights occupying whole side
wall of C19 addition. First floor, PVC 2-light casement window
in old opening (good voussoirs) with glazing bars 4x5 panes. N
end elevation, old block similar to S central stack and rear
stack through out-shut. Ground floor E-W, lean-to garage, not
of special interest and not included in this listing, (in
yellow brick and weatherboard with corrugated asbestos roof)
2-light casement window with beaded frame. Casements have
glazing bars, 4x3 panes, door with 4 flush beaded panels.
First floor, PVC 2-light casement window in original opening
(good voussoirs), glazing bars, 4x5 panes. The house underwent
extensive repairs after war damage, at which time a number of
windows were replaced by those with iron frames. These have
been systematically replaced by PVC casements with glazing
bars.
INTERIOR: essentially plain. Staircase has slender shaped
handrail. 2 lamb's tongue chamfer stopped binding joists in
the cellar and the existence of interior studding to the front
wall imply an earlier timber-framed origin in the C17, only
fragments now remaining.


Listing NGR: TQ5896293872

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