If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.
Description: Piggotts Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118834
OS Grid Reference: TQ4649097162
OS Grid Coordinates: 546490, 197162
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6542, 0.1162
Explore more of the area around Theydon Bois, Essex at Explore Britain.
TQ 49 NE THEYDON BOIS ABRIDGE ROAD
9/14 (West side)
Farmhouse, late C17, mid C18 and early C19. Timber framed and plastered with
pyramid slate roof. Square plan form with major elevations to east and west.
Each elevation has 3 bays of double hung sash windows with single vertical
glazing bars and moulded surrounds. The east elevation has blocked central
doorway with a flat hood on small brackets. The west facade has a central flat
hooded doorcase with dentilled cornice and moulded frieze panel. Over this
is a three light window with pointed Gothic heads. 'Double pile' plan form.
Timber frame of substantial timbers. Interior has much mid C18 panelling and
a contemporary staircase with turned balusters and scrolled tread ends. In
a ground floor room is a mid C18 alcove cupboard, with serpentine shelves, thin
pilasters and half dome head with contempory painting of Ceres. Some of
the windows have their original internal shutters in-situ. The bases of two
large, late C17 stacks remain, surmounted by early C19 gault brick stacks.
Listing NGR: TQ4649097162
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
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.