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Description: Gusted Hall
Date Listed: 13 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 123197
OS Grid Reference: TQ8398490643
OS Grid Coordinates: 583984, 190643
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5846, 0.6543
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ROCHFORD GUSTED HALL LANE
TQ 89 SW
5/206 Gusted Hall
House. C17 or earlier origin with C19 extension to left and C18/C19 kitchen
forward right. Timber framed, red brick faced, red brick extensions to left and
right. Red plain tiled roofs. 4 chimney stacks, left, off centre right and
rear of original range, to gable apex of C18/C19 kitchen range. 2 storey left
range, one storey and attics with hipped dormer to main range, single storey
right kitchen range. 2:2:1 window range of C19 2 or 3 light casements with
transoms, segmental arches. Gabled porch to left range. Chamfered bridging
joists to left range. Flat section ceiling joists to original range, wall studs
visible in stair cupboard. Large chimney stack now with C20 fireplace. 2 C19
cast iron fireplaces in bedrooms. Several original vertically boarded doors.
Side purlin ridge board roof to C18/C19 kitchen range. Philip Morant says of
Grested or Gristel Hall that Roger Darcie d. 1508 held the Manor of Gusted Hall
of the Earl of Ormonde of Rochford Hall and it was held by William Harrys 1556.
Philip Benton the Rochford Historian writes that it took its name from Peter
Grestede 1338. P. Morant History of Essex 1763-8. P. Benton A History of
Rochford Hundred 1873. Article Sylvia Manley Essex countryside July 1972.
Listing NGR: TQ8398490643
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Source: English Heritage
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