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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: 1122548



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1951

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 113658

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BRADFORD STREET 1. 885 (West Side) BOCKING No 41 (Dragon House) TL 7623 2/40 25.lO.51. II GV 2. Mainly a C16 timber-framed and plastered house with a jettied upper storey although part of the house is said to date from 1480-1490. A plaster head on the centre of the 1st storey is said to have been either a representation of Anne Boleyn with whom the house may have had connections, or the sign of an earlier inn, possibly called the Angel. 2 storeys. 4 window range, casements. The 1st storey windows have some old leaded lights. The ground storey windows have glazing bars, with small panes (one is an oriel bay). A 6-panel door has a moulded architrave and there is a cart entrance at the south end. Roof tiled.

All the listed buildings from No 19 to No 41 on the west side and No 4 to No 20 on the east side form a group with Bawn Cottage, Bawn Close. Also the listed buildings form No 37 to No 89 (with Nos 57, 61, 61A) on the west side form a group with No 24 to No 56A on the east side.

Listing NGR: TL7603923902

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National Grid Reference: TL 76039 23902


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