The Bell House

21 Aug 2002
The Bell House, Coxtie Green Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM14 5RP
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TQ59NE COXTIE GREEN ROAD, Pilgrims Hatch 723-1/5/245 (North side) 20/02/76 The Bell House (Formerly Listed as: COXTIE GREEN ROAD, Coxtie Green The Bell House)


House, now part of a school. C18, early C19. Red brick, roofs peg-tiled. Rectangular plan with an original projection to S elevation. Early C19 extensions to E and W ends and C20 addition to rear N elevation. EXTERIOR: 2 storey and attics. E, front elevation. Simple parapet and hipped roof, to S. 2 window range with additional stack and C18 single window range to N partly rebuilt in C20. All windows C20. Ground floor, S to N, segment headed casement with glazing bars, 5x4 panes, principal door with semicircular fan-light, surround rendered, door early C19 with lower flush panels, now with upper glazing, 3x3 panes. In addition, segment headed sash window, glazing bars, 3x4 panes. Projecting C19 front has a full width C19 verandah with tented roof and 3 ornamental cast-iron uprights. First floor, S-N, 2 segment headed sash windows, horned, with glazing bars, 4x4 panes and ornamental bell between them. Addition, segment headed casement window, 2x2 panes. S elevation. Original block of 5 bays with stacks at each end. W bay blank, then 2 bays break forward with string course and cyma moulded parapet cornice, both stucco. C19 addition at both ends of one window range, simple parapet and hipped peg-tiled roofs. All windows have gauged brick voussoirs in style of sash window with glazing bars, 3x4 panes (lower sash top-hung to open outwards). Ground floor, 4 windows in 2 pairs in C18 block. First floor, 6 windows, as ground floor, plus single window at each end with stuccoed reveals in C19 additions. C20 rebuilding of 2 E bays of C18 block on first floor - parapet and stuccoed cornice now absent. W, rear elevation, C19 addition in front of C18 work has lower roof eaves, C20 peg tiles, hipped at S end. Windows all C20 and irregular and ground floor N end is C20 rebuild. Ground floor, S-N, 2 casements in form of sash windows,with glazing bars, 3x4 panes. Doorway with semicircular fan-light and casement window with glazing bars, 2x3 panes, C20. First floor, S-N, 3 small windows with gauged brick voussoirs, outer 2 blind, central one with C20 sash window, at N end early C20 casement window, 2x2 panes. N, garden, elevation. Central block with additions at E and W. That to W has lean-to slope (C20 rebuilt). C18 N addition projecting at E end with hipped roof. C20 conservatory alongside to W. Ground floor, E-W, C20 casement window in shape of sash, French window with side lights, glazing bars, 1x4, 2x4, 1x4 panes, small fixed window, C18/19 door in moulded doorcase, lower flush panels, now upper glazing with glazing bars, 3x3 panes. Long C20 metal casement window of 4 lights, C18 door, 2 lower panels and 2 large upper glass panes. First floor, E-W. C20 casement in shape of sash, C20 sash window, glazing bars, 3x4 panes, 2 similar sash windows, C20 sash window. Attic of C18 block - 2 similar flat roofed dormers with casement windows, 2x3 panes and between them, simple sky light. INTERIOR much altered. Central small dogleg stair with shaped handrail and turned shaping on tops of newel posts. 2 doorways at ground level with semicircular fan-lights, one glazed, one blocked.

Listing NGR: TQ5728095834


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Photographer: Batterbury, David

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