Ginge Petre Almshouses

22 Sep 1999
Ginge Petre Almshouses, Roman Road, Ingatestone And Fryerning, Brentwood, Essex, CM4 9AA
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Ginge Petre Almshouses, 9-12 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 723-1/14/412 (South East side) 20/02/76 Nos.9-12 (consec) Ginge Petre Almshouses II (Formerly Listed as: 1 BRENTWOOD ROMAN ROAD, Ingatestone Ginge Petre Almshouses)

GV II Terrace of almshouses. 1840. Renovated in 1978 by Trehearne and Norman Preston. Red brick, with black headers in diaper patterns, and dressings of gault brick, roofed with fishscale slates. One terrace of 4 almshouses facing NE, forming one side of a quadrangle, with other terraces to NE and E. Tudor Revival style. Single storey. Each house has 2 original cast-iron segmental arches of gault brick, and a central boarded door with vertical moulded fillets, and chamfered jambs and 4-centred arch of gault brick. Dogtooth eaves course. The black headers are glazed. Diagonal chimney shafts of red and black bricks in 2-2-1 arrangement. Ridge tiles of red clay. The right gable (to Roman Road) has moulded copings and kneelers of limestone, one similar casement window, a limestone tablet with reversed curves at the corners inscribed 'Rebuilt by the Right HonourableWi.1liam Lord Petre A.D. 1840', the letters J. C. inscribed in a gault brick corbel below the shaft, and 2 red brick buttresses covering the diaper pattern. The left gable end has copings and kneelers of gault brick, and a lean-to boiler hous~ of red brick with slate roof built in 1978. The daiaper pattern of black headers continues on the gable ends and rear elevation. The rear windows are C20 casements.

Listing NGR: TQ6424698814


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

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Brick, Slate, Victorian Terrace, Domestic, Multiple Dwelling, Dwelling, Terraced House, Monument <By Form>, House, Almshouse, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Health And Welfare, Residential Building, Boiler House, Industrial, Steam Power Production Site, Power Generation Site