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Elm Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6941 / 51°41'38"N

Longitude: 0.3279 / 0°19'40"E

OS Eastings: 560987

OS Northings: 202049

OS Grid: TL609020

Mapcode National: GBR NJD.RPQ

Mapcode Global: VHHMQ.MPP5

Entry Name: Elm Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 February 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197158

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373306

Location: Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green, Brentwood, Essex, CM4

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Civil Parish: Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Blackmore St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


BLACKMORE

TL60SW CHELMSFORD ROAD
723-1/2/3 (North side)
22/02/82 Elm Farmhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
BRENTWOOD
CHELMSFORD ROAD, Blackmore
Elm Farmhouse)

II

House. C16, extended in C17, C19 and C20. Timber-framed,
plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles.
EXTERIOR: 3-bay range facing S, with axial stack in right bay,
and C17 one-bay extension to right; one storey with attics.
C19 lean-to extension along full length of front, forming a
catslide roof, and C19 external stack to right of it. Later
C19 2-storey wing at front of left bay. C20 single-storey
extension at right end. C20 casements of various types on
ground floor; one C19 casement in gabled dormer, and similar
casement in C20 gabled dormer to right of it. C20 door in C20
gabled porch. Roof of front left wing of shallower pitch than
the remainder. Jowled posts, curved tension braces trenched
inside heavy studding.
INTERIOR: the left bay of the main range comprises the
originally storeyed parlour/solar bay of a late medieval plan,
with lodged plain joists of horizontal section; long shutter
groove in soffit of girt at left end and small unglazed window
in rear left corner, with one diamond mullion. The studded
partition between this bay and the 2-bay hall has been removed
and a heavy post inserted. The stack in the right bay of the
hall has been wholly rebuilt or refaced in the C20, although
still providing a wide wood-burning hearth. C17 inserted floor
in left bay of hall, with chamfered axial beam with lamb's
tongue stops, and plain joists of vertical section supported
on pegged clamps, with hardwood boards.
The C17 extension to the right has primary straight bracing, a
chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue stops, and plain
joists of vertical section. The roof of the main range has
been wholly rebuilt in gambrel form in the C18; the lower
rafters are exposed within the catslide roof.


Listing NGR: TL6098702049

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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