Cranwell House / Cranwell

27 Aug 1999
Cranwell House, 102 High Street, Ingatestone And Fryerning, Brentwood, Essex, CM4 9DW
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Cranwell, 102 High Street, Ingatestone And Fryerning, Brentwood, Essex, CM4 9DW
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

INGATESTONE AND FRYERNING TQ6499 HIGH STREET, Ingatestone 723-1/14/389 (North West side) 20/02/76 No.102 Cranwell House (Formerly Listed as BRENTWOOD HIGH STREET, Ingatestone (North West side) No.102 Cranwell) GV II House, now offices. Late C18/early C19 altered in C19 and C20. Timber-framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Main range facing SE with internal stack in rear right corner. 2 storeys and attic. Original 2-storey wing to rear right with altered lean-to roof of shallow pitch, felted, and single-storey lean-to extension beyond. 2-storey lean-to to rear of remainder of main range, of exposed C20 brick, roofed as a catslide of the main roof. Ground floor, one bow shop window of 24 lights with fascia and moulded cornice, and simple pilaster each side, and one early C19 sash of 8+8 lights. Central 4-panel door, the lower panels flush, the upper panels glazed, in early C19 simple doorcase with flat canopy. The front elevation has been faced with brick and plastered to the top of the doorcase, with a sloping board above; upper part of ashlared plaster. One late C19 scrolled cast-iron bracket attached to left corner of main elevation, incomplete, probably for a former lantern. Roof hipped, with one blocked hipped dormer in left pitch and C20 skylight in right pitch. The front elevation has been extended to the right to meet the adjacent house, No.100 (qv) with a slight set-back. In the left elevation is an C18 half-glazed door of 9 lights and 2 panels, with ovolo-moulded glazing bars, the lights blocked with plywood; this door is re-sited in the C20 lean-to. In the left elevation of the rear wing, on the ground floor, is an early C19 sash of 8+8 lights, and above it a similar sash of 6+6 lights. INTERIOR: original stair from ground floor to attic with moulded handrail, stick balusters to the first floor, serpentine flat balusters to the attic. Occupied from 1841 to 1856 by the Reverend Benjamin Hayter, Minister of the Independent (Congregational) Chapel. (Kemble JVH: Survey of Ingatestone High Street: 1987-).

Listing NGR: TQ6496199532


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0432 IOE Records taken by Colleen Cole; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Colleen Cole. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Cole, Colleen

Rights Holder: Cole, Colleen


Ashlar, Brick, Clay, Felt, Plaster, Tile, Timber, Georgian Timber Framed House, Victorian Monument (By Form), Timber Framed Building, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Shop, Commercial, Office, Unassigned, Building