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129 and 129A, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Brentwood, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6196 / 51°37'10"N

Longitude: 0.2983 / 0°17'53"E

OS Eastings: 559205

OS Northings: 193703

OS Grid: TQ592937

Mapcode National: GBR XN.MVF

Mapcode Global: VHHN3.4K27

Plus Code: 9F32J79X+V8

Entry Name: 129 and 129A, High Street

Listing Date: 20 February 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297236

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373466

Location: Brentwood, Essex, CM14

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Electoral Ward/Division: Brentwood North

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

TQ5993 HIGH STREET
723-1/12/75 (North side)
20/02/76 Nos.129 AND 129A

II

House, now ground-floor restaurant and shop. Early C18, C19
and C20. Brick skin over earlier timber-framed core, roofed
with C20 flat tiles. Basic rectangular plan, formerly L-shape
with C18 infilling and C19 and C20 rear additions.
EXTERIOR: 2 storey and attic. Front, S elevation, ground floor
completely replaced by C20 shop and restaurant. First floor,
red brick, 5 bays, giant end pilasters with dark burnt brick
centres and moulded capitals, stone capped; parapet and
dentilled cornice. Somewhat irregular spacing of windows
following timber framing underneath, windows segment headed
with rubbed red brick voussoirs, sashes, C19, no glazing bars
but horns. E end elevation, gable end of street range and
extension to N. Brickwork of several phases. Pilaster of house
front skewed away towards street, later brickwork matches skew
suggesting underlying timber framing now clad principally in
C19, contemporary with rear addition to N. This has first
floor French window, each leaf with flush reeded panels and
upper glazing with glazing bars, 1x3 panes, fan-light boarded
over, beaded architrave, each side C19 segment headed sash
window with glazing bars. Ground floor, C20 fixed window with
one C20 top-opening casement window each side. Also, C20
2-light casement window in attic gable of principal range.
Rear, N elevation. Principal range with stack off centre to E
W cross-wing gable with minor stack on W side and first floor
C20 3-light casement window in front (to N). Three 2-storey
C19 extensions with hipped roofs, C20 roof tiles. W extension
has first-floor C19 sash window with beaded frame, sashes have
glazing bars, 5x4 panes, ground floor further flat roofed
extension in rendered brick with C20 casement window. Central
extension has first-floor C20 2-light, top opening casement
window, ground floor further C20 flat roofed extension with 2
single light casement windows. E extension has first floor C20
plain door and two C20 single light top opening casements on
ground floor. Narrow alleyway between W and central extensions
to C20 rear door, with 4 recessed panels. In small C20
extension above, on first floor, louvred casement window under
flat roof.
INTERIOR: at rear, complete early C18 well staircase in
extension to original house - shaped handrail, turned
balusters, square newel posts with pyramidal caps.


Listing NGR: TQ5920593703

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