Ginge Petre Almshouses / Gingre Petre Almshouses

3 Sep 1999
Ginge Petre Almshouses, 1-4 Roman Road, Ingatestone And Fryerning, Brentwood, Essex, CM4 9AA
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Gingre Petre Almshouses, Roman Road, Ingatestone And Fryerning, Brentwood, Essex, CM4 9AA
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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 ROMAN ROAD, Ingatestone 723-1/14/411 (South East side) 20/02/76 Nos.5-8 (consec) Ginge Petre Almshouses and Chapel (Formerly Listed as: I BRENTWOOD ROMAN ROAD, Ingatestone Ginge Petre Almshouses)


Terrace of almshouses and Roman Catholic chapel. _1840. Renovated in 1978 by Trehearne and Norman Preston. Red brick with black headers in diaper patterns, and dressings ot-gaurt brick, roofed with fishscale .slates. One terrace of 4 almshouses facing NW, with chapel in centre, forming the rear of a quadrangle enclosed on 2 sides by other terraces. Tudor Revival style. Single storey. Nos 5 & 8 (at the ends) each have 2 original cast-iron latticed casement windows, with chamfered jambs and segmental arches, and a central boarded door with vertical moulded fillets, and chamfered jambs and 4-centred arch of gault brick. Nos 6 & 7 are similar, but each have only one window. Dogtooth eaves course. The black headers are glazed. Diagonal chimney shafts of red and black bricks in 1-2-2-1 arrangement. Ridge tiles of red clay. The gables have copings and kneelers of gault brick. The left gable end has 3 buttresses of red brick, covering the diaper pattern. The right gable end is not buttressed, with a diaper pattern all over, but a small area is repaired with Flettons. The diaper pattern continues on the original rear elevation. The rear windows are C20 casements. The chapel has a gable wall standing one brick forward of the remainder of the front elevation, with 2 smaller windows in similar style, a similar central door, and a corbelled bell-turret without a bell. INTERIOR: rectangular and plain, with a coved ceiling, a central panel outlined by plaster mouldings, and 2 plaster roses in the middle; the larger, upper rose is white, the smaller, lower rose is painted red. Rear extensions of red brick with slate roofs to Nos 6 & 7 meet behind the chapel.

Listing NGR: TQ6430098854


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