Queens Head Inn / Maysent House

29 May 2000
Queens Head Inn, Bradford Street, Braintree, Essex, CM7 9AU
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Maysent House, 89 Bradford Street, Braintree, Essex, CM7 9AU
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

885 BRADFORD STREET (West Side) BOCKING No 89 (Maysent House) TL 7624 3/33 25.10.51.


Originally a c16 timber-framed and plastered building altered in the C17 and c18. Circa 1691 it was owned by John Maysent and was known as the Queen's Head Inn, a calling place for goods waggons travelling from London to East Anglia. A wing extending west at the rear is Cl6 and the front wing is C17 refaced in the C18 with a plastered brick front with a parapet, a dentilled cornice and rusticated quoins. 2 storeys, attics and cellars. 5 window range, double-hung sashes with glazing bars, in plain reveals, with keystones. A raised band runs between the storeys. A centra16~panel door with 4 upper panels glazed has a semi-circular fanlight with radial glazing and a wood Roman Doric doorcase with panelled reveals, cabled columns and an open pediment. Roof tiled, mansard, half-hipped at the north end, with 3 sloping roofed dormers.

Listing NGR: TL7601924093


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0840 IOE Records taken by B A A Gray; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr B.A.A. Gray. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Gray, B.A.A.

Rights Holder: Gray, B.A.A.


Brick, Plaster, Tile, Timber, Medieval Timber Framed Building, Tudor Monument (By Form), Elizabethan Building, Unassigned, Inn, Commercial, Domestic, Residential Building, House, Dwelling