Hook End Farmhouse

30 Jun 2001
Hook End Farmhouse, Hook End Lane, Blackmore, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 0HD
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Hook End Farmhouse, Hook End Lane, Blackmore, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 0HD
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


TQ59NE HOOK END LANE 723-1/5/27 (East side) 20/02/76 Hook End Farmhouse (Formerly Listed as: BRENTWOOD HOOK END LANE, Blackmore Hook End Farmhouse)


House. c1580, extended in C17 and C20. Timber-framed, plastered and weatherboarded, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2 bays facing NW, with axial stack at right end, originally extended, now enclosed by C17 one-bay extension. 2-bay cross-wing to left, original, formerly jettied to front and forming a rectangular plan at ground level, now extended forward by the underbuilding of the jetty. C20 single-storey extension to right, and C20 single-storey lean-to extension along the rear of this and the whole width of the house, roofed with felt. 2 storeys. Ground floor, three C20 casements. First floor, 4 late C19 casements. C20 door in C20 gabled porch. Brick pier under each corner of the former jetty. Ground floor plastered, first floor weatherboarded except at rear. Buttress at rear, to second post from left end. INTERIOR: the original building has jowled posts, heavy studding, curved braces trenched inside the studding (tension braces at the front, arched braces at the side), chamfered beams with short lamb's tongue stops, and plain joists of horizontal section. The C17 extension has unjowled posts and primary straight bracing, a chamfered transverse beam with lamb's tongue stops, and plain joists of vertical section. Roof fully ceiled. Wide wood burning hearth facing to left, with 0.33m jambs and chamfered mantel beam with lamb's tongue stops. C20 grate to right. On the first floor, behind the stack, is a pine ledged door of 3 planks, probably C18.

Listing NGR: TL5911800011


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Clay, Plaster, Tile, Timber, Weatherboard, Medieval Farmhouse, Tudor Domestic, Elizabethan Agricultural Dwelling, Stuart Dwelling, Jacobean House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Cross Wing House, Monument <By Form>, Hall House, Jettied House, Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House