Hay Green Farmhouse / Grays Gate

30 Jun 2001
Hay Green Farmhouse, Hay Green Lane, Blackmore, Brentwood, Essex, CM4 0QE
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Grays Gate, Hay Green Lane, Blackmore, Brentwood, Essex, CM4 0QE
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TL60SW HAY GREEN LANE 723-1/2/23 (North West side) Hay Green Farmhouse


House. c1800, extended in C19 and C20. Timber-framed, plastered, roofed with slate. Double range forming a square plan facing S. Internal chimney between ranges at left, external chimney to rear left. Conservatory with apsidal end to left. C19 lean-to to rear left, enclosing stack; C20 lean to to rear right, leaving central space between. 2 storeys. 2 sashes of 6+6 lights on ground floor, 3 of 3+6 lights on first floor, all with reeded architraves. Central recessed half-glazed door; doorcase with 2 Gothic attached columns with moulded bases, caps and bands, and flat canopy with band of Greek key ornament. Low-pitched roof with 4 hips and long overhanging eaves, reported to be of lead until stolen about 1970. The left elevation has one ground-floor window and one first-floor window similar to those at front. The right elevation has 2 of each, similar. The rear elevation has on the first floor a central sash with semicircular head and 2 half-round pilasters. INTERIOR: original stair with pine handrail, and turned newel, and stick balusters. Shown in highway diversion map of 1810 as Grays Gate. (Essex Record Office: Q/RHI 3/63).

Listing NGR: TL6055100023


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