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The Willows Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Cressing, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8567 / 51°51'24"N

Longitude: 0.6022 / 0°36'7"E

OS Eastings: 579300

OS Northings: 220773

OS Grid: TL793207

Mapcode National: GBR QKH.H33

Mapcode Global: VHJJK.DL7H

Entry Name: The Willows Public House

Listing Date: 29 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337584

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116392

Location: Cressing, Braintree, Essex, CM77

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Cressing

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

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Listing Text

TL 72 SE (east side)

1/68 The Willows Public

- II

House, now a public house. C16 or earlier, altered in C19 and C20. Timber
framed and brick, plastered, roofed with interlocking concrete tiles. 3 bays
facing W, with late C16 internal stack in right bay, and C19/20 external stack
at left end. C19 crosswing at right end, extending forwards. 2 storeys. C20
single-storey lean-to extension in front left angle. C20 flat-roofed
single-storey extension at rear left corner, other extensions to rear. Ground
floor, one tripartite sash, 2 C20 casements, one C19 sash with marginal lights.
First floor, one C20 casement and 2 more in gabled dormers, one C19 sash with
marginal lights. C20 glazed door. The front wall only of the main range has
been raised approx. one metre, now mainly enclosed by front lean-to extension,
into which the 2 dormers are recessed. Low-pitched roofs to front of main range
and on right wing. The middle bay of the main range has exposed plain joists of
horizontal section. Binding beam between this and the left bay boxed in,
possibly modern. Large wood-burning hearth in right bay, facing to left,
originally extending to rear wall, but rear part demolished for bar; chamfered
mantel beam with cranked upper surface, truncated at left end; brickwork of
front jamb renewed with C18/19 bricks, undisturbed above mantel beam.

Listing NGR: TL7930020773

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

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