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The Barge

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6916 / 51°41'29"N

Longitude: 0.321 / 0°19'15"E

OS Eastings: 560521

OS Northings: 201756

OS Grid: TL605017

Mapcode National: GBR YC.1LT

Mapcode Global: VHHMQ.JR22

Entry Name: The Barge

Listing Date: 20 February 1976

Last Amended: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197179

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373356

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

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Civil Parish: Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts

Built-Up Area: Blackmore

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

TL6001 THE GREEN
723-1/15/53 (East side)
20/02/76 The Barge
(Formerly Listed as:
BRENTWOOD
THE GREEN, Blackmore
(South side)
The Barge)

GV II

House. C17, possibly earlier. Timber-framed, weatherboarded,
roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays facing NW, with
axial stack to left of middle bay, and C18 external stack at
right end. One-bay wing to rear of middle bay, and outshuts to
each side of it, the whole forming a rectangular plan.
Three C20 and three C19 casements in gabled dormers. C20
half-glazed door, with C19 canopy on simple brackets. Gambrel
roof half-hipped at left end, forming 2 catslides to rear. The
rear elevation has two C19 casements. The external stack has
tumbled courses in the shoulders. INTERIOR: chamfered axial
beams, with lamb's tongue stops in the left bay only. No other
framing is exposed. Wood-burning hearth facing to right, with
0.23m jambs, all plastered. C20 grates to left of it and at
right end. 4-plank ledged pine door to stair, C18 or earlier.
This house occupies a visually important position at the east
end of The Green; its weatherboarded and tiled surfaces retain
a village character which some of the other listed houses have
already lost (by 1989) owing to inappropriate modernisation.
Any future replacement of windows should aim to retain this
character.


Listing NGR: TL6052101756

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

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