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Outbuildings at Dytchleys

A Grade II Listed Building in South Weald, Essex

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Latitude: 51.641 / 51°38'27"N

Longitude: 0.2433 / 0°14'36"E

OS Eastings: 555327

OS Northings: 195964

OS Grid: TQ553959

Mapcode National: GBR VY.61D

Mapcode Global: VHHN2.50HT

Entry Name: Outbuildings at Dytchleys

Listing Date: 21 October 1958

Last Amended: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197199

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373409

Location: Brentwood, Essex, CM14

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Town: Brentwood

Electoral Ward/Division: South Weald

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Bentley Common St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


723-1/5/244 Outbuildings at Dytchleys
(Formerly Listed as:
Outbuildings with clock tower &
mounting block in service court at


Formerly known as: Outbuildings at Dytchleys South Weald
Stable and service range on NE side of service court to NE of
Dytchleys (qv). Late C18 and C19. Red brick, much repaired but
C18 work in Flemish bond with burnt headers visible in
sections along whole length, dentilled eaves course. Peg-tiled
roof, hipped at N end and butting on to 3-storeyed clock tower
at S. Approx central C20 stack and 2 wooden vents on apex at
roof ends.
EXTERIOR: E elevation to court, single storey irregular but a
central C19 8-light window of 2 horizontal sliding sashes and
6 fixed sashes with glazing bars. each 3x2 panes. A C19 hay
loft doorway above combines to make a dominant feature with
gable with shaped barge boards and finial (door missing). To N
of centre are two C19 pointed arched windows with single
sashes, glazing bars 3x2 panes. Window arch has vertical
glazing bars and 3 fixed panes (sash rides up behind shaped
window head). C19 boarded door in segment headed arch, C18
`Gothic' arched window with sliding sash, glazing bars, 2x3
panes, upper single glazing bar and 2 fixed panes. C20 6-light
casement window in 2 rows of 3, each light of 2x2 panes. C18
Gothic arched sliding sash window re-glazed with glazing bars
(was 2x3, 2x2 panes, now, in arch, single bar and 2 fixed
panes). To S of centre C18 Gothic arched window having sliding
sash with glazing bars, 2x3 panes, in arch, single vertical
glazing bar and 2 fixed panes. Entry doorway with round arched
head. Blocked segment headed doorway with boss and central
hole in blocking. Two C18 Gothic windows, re-glazed, one with
2-light casement and one with 2 fixed lights. Tower has string
course between first and second floors with wall shaped down
from string course to eaves of service range. Ground floor
blocked Gothic arched window opening, first floor, window-like
opening as one below. Door of opening in tower base is boarded
and pierced for birds to enter. Second floor has dentilled
cornice and clock face. Above, Chinese style square bell
turret with trellis brackets, swept lead roof and ornamental
weather vane. S face of tower first floor has a columbarium in
Gothic arch and wall shaped in similar style to court. Ground
floor has C20 swivel window with glazing bars, 5x2 panes and
one 3-light casement. Listing to stop where shaped wall from
tower meets the eaves of range continuing to NE.
Dytchleys and its outbuildings form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ5532795964

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