Ginge Petre Chapel / Ginge Petre Almshouses

3 Sep 1999
Ginge Petre Chapel, Roman Road, Ingatestone And Fryerning, Brentwood, Essex, CM4 9AA
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Ginge Petre Almshouses, 5-8 Roman Road, Ingatestone And Fryerning, Brentwood, Essex, CM4 9AA
Ginge 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 TQ 6499 723-1/14/411 20/02/76 ROMAN ROAD, Ingatestone (South East Side) Nos 5-8 (consec) Ginge Petre Almshouses and Chapel (Formerly Listed as: BRENTWOOD, ROMAN ROAD Ingatestone Ginge Petre Almshouses) GV II

Terrace of almshouses and Roman Catholic chapel. 1840. Renovated in 1978 by Trehearne and Norman Preston. Red birck with black headers in diaper patterns and, dressings of gault brick, roofed with fishscale slates. One terrace of 4 almshouses facing NW, with chapel in centre, forming the rear of a quadrangle enclosed in 2 sides by other terrances. Tudor Revival Style.

Single storey. Nos 5 and 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 verical moulded fillets, and chamfered jambs and 4-centred arch of gault brick. Nos 6 & 7 are sunukarm 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 arrangements. 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 reat elevation. The rear windows are C20 casements.

The chapel had 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: Retangular and plain, with a coved ceiling, a central panel outlined bu plaster mouldings, and 2 plaster roses in the middle;the larger, upper rose is whitem the smaller lower rose is painted red. Rear extensions of red brick with slate roofs to Nos 6 and 7 meet beind the chapel.

Listing NGR: TQ6475899252


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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