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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: 1122551



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.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 113665

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885 BRADFORD STREET (West Side) BOCKING No 89 (Maysent House) TL 7624 3/33 25.10.51.


Originally a c16 timber-framed and plastered building altered in the C17 and c18. Circa 1691 it was owned by John Maysent and was known as the Queen's Head Inn, a calling place for goods waggons travelling from London to East Anglia. A wing extending west at the rear is Cl6 and the front wing is C17 refaced in the C18 with a plastered brick front with a parapet, a dentilled cornice and rusticated quoins. 2 storeys, attics and cellars. 5 window range, double-hung sashes with glazing bars, in plain reveals, with keystones. A raised band runs between the storeys. A centra16~panel door with 4 upper panels glazed has a semi-circular fanlight with radial glazing and a wood Roman Doric doorcase with panelled reveals, cabled columns and an open pediment. Roof tiled, mansard, half-hipped at the north end, with 3 sloping roofed dormers.

Listing NGR: TL7601924093

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National Grid Reference: TL 76019 24093


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