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AVENUE HOUSE NEWBURY HOUSE

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: AVENUE HOUSE NEWBURY HOUSE

List entry Number: 1122576

Location

AVENUE HOUSE, 4, NEWLAND STREET
NEWBURY HOUSE, 2, NEWLAND STREET

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Witham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 01-Mar-1950

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 113525

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 1841 NEWLAND STREET (North-West Side) No 2 (Newbury House) No 4 (Avenue House) TL 8214 1/23 1.3.50.

II* GV

2. A mediaeval timber-framed building, probably C16 which was largely rebuilt in the late C16-early C17. The present building, which is partly timber- framed and plastered and partly red brick, was refronted in 1757 in red brick, with a parapet. No 2 (Newbury House) was a later C18 addition. 2 storeys and cellars. 3 window range, double-hung sashes with glazing bars, in plain reveals. The outer window ranges are 3-light. A central 6-panel door with a semi-circular fanlight has a wood doorcase with panelled reveals, pilasters and an open pediment and is approached by stone steps. The front is protected by iron spearhead railings. Roof tiled, hipped at the north-east end. No 4 (Avenue House) is faced in red brick with a parapet and an enriched modillion eaves cornice. 2 storeys and attics. 7 window range, double-hung sashes with glazing bars (some of thick section), in plain reveals. The centre window; on the 1st storey is blocked. A raised brick band runs between the storeys. A central 6-panel door has a good early C18 doorcase with architraves and a shell hood on carved consoles. The doorway is approached by stone steps and the front is protected by iron spearhead railings. A 2 storey wing with attics extends to the rear with a frontage facing south-west, with a parapet and moulded brick cornice. 4 window range, mostly double-hung sashes with glazing bars, in plain reveals. There is a C18 rain water head and pipe with the date 1757. The rear elevation has a pair of circa 1600 windows with leaded lights and original fastenings. The interior has a C18 staircase with twisted balusters. Roofs tiled, with 3 flat healed dormers on the south-east front and 1 gabled dormer on the south-west front. RCHM (18).

Nos 2 to 12 (even), Stable to No 4, No 16 (Roslyn Home), Whitehall Cinema, Nos 22 to 26 (even), Wall to the former house "The Grove" and No 3 form a group.

Listing NGR: TL8226014769

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex Central and South West, (1921)

National Grid Reference: TL 82260 14769

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