Franciscan Convent

15 Oct 2000
Franciscan Convent, Broad Road, Braintree, Essex, CM7 9RS
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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 BROAD ROAD BOCKING Franciscan Convent TL 7624 3/177


An early C19 timber-framed and plastered house standing on the bank of the River Blackwater north of Bradford Bridge. 2 storeys. 2 short wings break forward at the north and south ends of the west front. 3 window range, the outer windows (to the wings) are 2 storey 3-light bays. The south front has 6 window range. The windows are double-hung sashes with glazing bars, in flush cased frames. The centre part of the west front has a recessed porch with Tuscan columns in antis with a cornice and frieze between the wings. Roofs slate, hipped. A I further wing extends to the east on the south front.

Listing NGR: TL7629824332


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

People & Organisations

Photographer: Gray, B.A.A.

Rights Holder: Gray, B.A.A.


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