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Statutory Address:

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

Braintree (District Authority)
Little Henny
National Grid Reference:
TL 86029 38539


LITTLE HENNY TL 83 NE 5/104 The Ryes


House, now private school. Built 1809, by Robert Lugar, extended and altered in 1884 by F.F. Bishop. Grey gault brick, with grey slate roof. 2 storeys. 3 bays, with centre recessed, wings left and right, both originally gabled, the left hand wing is now hipped. South west wing is addition of 1884, masking south front. 3:1:1 window range; early and late C19 vertical sliding sashes with glazing bars. Original central stone Doric portico with pairs of fluted columns and entablature. E end rear has 2 storey semi-circular bay window, with 3 early C19 vertical sliding sashes with glazing bars, above and below. Wide oversailing eaves with paired brackets. Internally much original detailing survives including doors, fire surrounds and ceilings. The dining room has Egyptian columns and pilasters, segmental sashes and shutters. Service wing on north-west side, with large late C19 staircase.

Listing NGR: TL8602938539


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

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Date: 10 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/04707/33
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