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Gray's Farmhouse, Chignall

Description: Gray's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 December 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 112474

OS Grid Reference: TL6774910742
OS Grid Coordinates: 567749, 210742
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7702, 0.4298

Location: Chignall, Essex CM1 4SX

Locality: Chignall
Local Authority: Chelmsford City Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM1 4SX

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Listing Text

Gray's Farmhouse
TL 61 SE 4/59 29.12.52.


Originally a C15-C16 moated hall house with cross wings on the east and west ends.
It was altered in the C17 when the centre block was raised and divided into 2 storeys
and again in the mid C18. Alterations-and renovations in 1952 destroyed the date tablets in the gables of the cross wings which had the initials WL and the date
1743. A timber framed and plastered building. 2 storeys and attics. The crosswings
are jettied on the upper storey. 4 window range, C20 metal casekents with glazing
bars. 2 C20 doors, with cornice hoods. Roof tiled, with 1 hipped dormer in the
centre block. There are fragmentary remains of the moat. (RCHM 7).

Listing NGR: TL6774910742

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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