PENTLOW TOWER HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1232729
Date first listed:
17-May-1984
Statutory Address:
PENTLOW TOWER HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
PENTLOW TOWER HOUSE

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

County:
Essex
District:
Braintree (District Authority)
Parish:
Pentlow
National Grid Reference:
TL 81737 45108

Details

TL 84 NW PENTLOW PENTLOW VILLAGE 2/214 Pentlow Tower House

GV II

House. Circa 1880. Built for Rev. John Bull. Asymmetrical plan. Red brick built. Red tiled roofs with pierced ridge tiles. 2 storeys and attics. There is a gabled crosswing to left with pilasters to right and left of the 3 storey windows. Moulded brick gable cornice. Moulded brick triangular fleuron to gable. Moulded brick rose and leaf panel below gable window. Fleuron central band. To right of this gable is a stone porch with panelled parapet and ball finials, fluted pilasters and round head doorway. The door is of heavy panelling. Window over. A narrow full height gable breaks forward to right of the porch with stone 3 or 4 light windows. These windows with original coloured leaded lights and coats of arms. Moulded brick gable, cornice and panels. The range to right of this gable of 2 storeys, moulded eaves cornice, central fleuron band, 2 windows to ground floor and 1 to first floor. Metal sundial to first floor right. All windows are horned vertical sliding sashes and have triglyph keystones to gauged brick arches. The moulded brick patterns include egg and dart, daisy and leaf, rose and leaf, crucifera, and diamond. There are gault brick ornately pierced ventilators. There is a matching bay window to right return. 3 red brick chimney stacks with bands and pilasters. Attached to left of house is an original conservatory on a brick base, of 8 lights each with glazing bar and transoms. A good example of later C19 moulded brickwork.

Listing NGR: TL8173745108

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
408122
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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