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CHAPEL OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION, FRANCISCAN CONVENT

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.

Name: CHAPEL OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION, FRANCISCAN CONVENT

List entry Number: 1122521

Location

CHAPEL OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION, FRANCISCAN CONVENT, BROAD ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Nov-1973

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 113694

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

885 BROAD ROAD BOCKING Chapel of the Immaculate Conception, Franciscan Convent TL 7624 3/178

GV II

An irregular group of red brick buildings with stone dressings. Designed by J F Bentley in 1898. The Chapel. stands at the north end at the junction of Broad Road with Convent Lane. The chapel is gabled at the west end, with stone bands,2 lancet windows and a large octagonal tower at the south west corner. The upper stage of the tower has a belfry with .ornamental stone traceried openings, crowned by a stone dome and finial. A wing at the south end is gabled, with a splayed corner adjoining the early C19 convent building to the south. The centre part, with the entrance way, is set back behind a screen wall connecting the tower and the south wing. It is pierced by 2 pointed arches with a central column. The windows are metal casements with leaded lights, in stone dressed reveals. Roofs tiled.



Listing NGR: TL7631124354

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National Grid Reference: TL 76311 24354

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