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Pigots, Elmdon

Description: Pigots

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 121716

OS Grid Reference: TL4633739193
OS Grid Coordinates: 546337, 239193
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0318, 0.1318

Location: Essex Hill, Elmdon, Essex CB11 4NL

Locality: Elmdon
Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CB11 4NL

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There is also a scheduled monument, Pigot's Farm Moated Site and Fishpond, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

(east side)
21.2.67 Pigots
(formerly listed as
TL 4639 31/245


Early C16 moated manor house with cross wings on the north and south ends.
Two storeys. The upper storeys of the cross wings are jettied on exposed
joists, with the timber-framing exposed. Three window range of casements
with lattice leaded lights. On the east side there is a mid C17 addition
and a large external chimney stack with 3 shafts set diagonally and a panel
with the initials T.M. and date 1665. Roof tiled, with a central chimney
stack with shafts set diagonally (rebuilt). The interior has many original
features including a Tudor fireplace, exposed timber-framing ceiling beams
and joists and a bedroom in the south wing with a cambered and braced tie
beam. The house was occupied by the Mead family from 1554 to 1770. The moat
still surrounds the house.

Listing NGR: TL4633739193

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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