The Crown Inn

27 Aug 1999
The Crown Inn, High Street, Ingatestone And Fryerning, Brentwood, Essex, CM4 0AT
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The Crown Inn, High Street, Ingatestone And Fryerning, Brentwood, Essex, CM4 0AT
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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 723-1/14/401 (South East side) 29/12/52 The Crown Inn (Formerly Listed as: BRENTWOOD HIGH STREET, Ingatestone (South East side) (The Crown Inn) GV II Public house. C15, altered in C19. Timber roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3-bay main range facing NW with C16 axial stack in left bay, and 3-bay cross-wing to left. External stack to rear of right bay, enclosed by 2-storey lean-to, with C19 single-storey lean-to to rear. C18/19 2-storey wing to left, completing an almost rectangular plan. External stack to left of rear bay of cross-wing, and single-storey bay of cross-wing, and single-storey lean-to in front of it. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 2 early C19 sashes 6+6 lights, one of 8+8 lights, and reproduction sash of 10+10 lights. First floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 6+6 lights. Early C19 flush 6-panel door and plain overlight in simple doorcase, and one C20 half-glazed door. The stack has an ovolo-moulded brick cornice, and is partly cement-rendered. Roofed as a continuous main range over the lower cross-wing, with 3 gables to the rear. The rear elevation of the middle rear wing is of painted brick to first-floor level, plastered timber-framing above, with one C19 casement. The rear elevation of the cross-wing is jetted, with painted brick below. INTERIOR: the main stack has a large wood-burning hearth with 0.33m jambs facing to right, and a smaller hearth facing to left. To the rear of it is an original doorway with chamfered jambs and 4-centred arch. The main range has chamfered axial beams, joists plastered to the soffits, an inserted post ~ supporting them, and much reused timber used as decor. The t cross-wing has exposed heavy plain joists of near-square] section jointed to an unchamfered binding beam. This building j is shown in elevation in a map of 1601 by the John Walker, J father and son, as of 2 storeys throughout, with a central door, 4 windows in each storey, 3 gables to the front (of which the middle is a feature gable, smaller than the others) and 2 internal stacks. (Essex Record Office: D/DP: 8).

Listing NGR: TQ6490199447


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


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