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120, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Brentwood, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6191 / 51°37'8"N

Longitude: 0.2978 / 0°17'51"E

OS Eastings: 559168

OS Northings: 193646

OS Grid: TQ591936

Mapcode National: GBR XN.MQ7

Mapcode Global: VHHN3.3KRM

Plus Code: 9F32J79X+M4

Entry Name: 120, High Street

Listing Date: 21 October 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298819

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373465

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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723-1/12/74 (South side)
21/10/58 No.120


House, now house and offices. Early C18, early C19 and early
C20. Red brick, slate hipped roofs. Rectangular plan with C19
rectangular addition on W side, principal stacks on E and W
flank walls.
EXTERIOR: 2 storey and attic to rear. N, front elevation, 2
bay block and one bay extension. Ground floor, E-W, sash
window, flush voussoirs with brick key-stone, glazing bars,
4x4 panes. C18 doorway raised, approached by steps with
cast-iron railings. Segmental dentilled pediment and frieze
with moulded string-course raised in the centre, fluted
pilasters. Door has 8 fielded panels. Narrow 3-light
rectangular fan-light. Early C20 shop front, curved plate
glass windows, full width of additional C19 unit, wooden
frame, coloured leaded glass frieze, deep architrave and
cornice. First floor, 3 similar windows with flush frames and
glazing bars, 4x4 panes. Rear, S elevation, 2 units, C18, 2
storey and attic, peg-tiled, gabled block of 2 bays to E, C19
2 storey, single bay C19 block to W with hipped, peg-tiled
roof, all pebble dash rendered. Ground floor, E-W, French
window with doors having each 2 upper glazed panes and 2 lower
panels. Segment headed doorway, C20 door with single glazed
panel. Segment headed sash window with glazing bars, 3x4
panes. First floor, E-W, C19 sash windows, one plain, one with
glazing bars, 2x4 panes, one plain under segment head. E end
elevation, blank rendered wall and remains of old wall spurs
where adjoining property to E has been demolished, internal
stack in rear half, peg tile and slate junction in line with
apex of front hip. W end elevation, plain C20 door with simple
fanlight and upper glazing, adjacent C20 double folding doors
with full length glazing, above, on first floor simple narrow
C19 sash window, segment head, internal stack. Garage canopy
over rear area.
INTERIOR: much rebuilt and C18 corridor and room divisions not
now evident. Roof of C18 unit has butt-side-purlins. The upper
part of the rear of the C18 block exhibits the irregularities
and cracking in the rendering typical of timber-framing. The
narrow span at right angles to the street is typical of early
town buildings. The house probable has an earlier, C17
timber-framed core that was re-fronted in brick in the C18.
Nos 108-114 even (qv) and No.120 make a group.

Listing NGR: TQ5916893646

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