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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1111403



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Essex

District: Tendring

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Brightlingsea

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Sep-1974

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 120195

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BRIGHTLINGSEA VICTORIA PLACE TM 0816-0916 8/68 The Brewers Arms 19.9.74 (Public House)


Public House. Circa 1691 documented building of possibly earlier origin, with later alterations and additions. Timber framed, plastered front and weatherboarded rear. Double range red plain tiled roofs. Central red brick chimney stacks. 2 storeys and attics with lower ranges to right. 3 flat headed dormers with small paned vertically sliding sashes. 2 similar rear dormers with C19 2 light casements. Dentilled cornice. 3 window range of mainly tripartite small paned vertically sliding sashes. Central 4 panel 2 light door, fluted pilasters with moulded capitals and bases, dentilled soffit to pediment. The right range with a single small paned vertically sliding sash and end chimney stack. Iron gutter brackets. New Street left return, weatherboarded, an attic and 2 first floor small paned vertically sliding sash windows. A blocked shop front with 3 pilasters and fascia, 3 light window, and end window and door. 2 first and 3 ground floor rear windows, one a bow and one with a canopy on brackets. Gabled weatherboarded porch to left. The lower left range with single window, C20 door, canopy on brackets. Philip Sainty - a founder of Yacht building in England, who built the schooner "Pearl" for the Marquis of Anglesea, lived in this building circa 1790 q.v. 8/62. RCHM 4.

Listing NGR: TM0868116778

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex South East, (1923)

National Grid Reference: TM 08681 16778


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