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BRETTS FARMHOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BRETTS FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1111561

Location

BRETTS FARMHOUSE, ROMFORD ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Thurrock

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 08-Feb-1960

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 119793

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

1. 5221 ROMFORD ROAD Aveley Bretts Farmhouse TQ 58 SW 4/1 8.2.60

II*

2. Late C14 or early C15 house. Timber-framed and plastered on plastered red brick ground floor. Grey slate roof. Two storeys. Half H-plan. Modern casement windows throughout. Internally are 2 late C14 cinque-foiled stone window heads. First floor has timber traceried windows now covered. Two 4 centred fireplaces at first level, one stone with shields of arms, and one of plastered brick. Both circa 1600. Original frame and roof is virtually complete. First floor hall, originally with barrel vaulted ceiling. Curved scissor bracing, and moulded top plates. Wing at north end has simple crown post roof. House occupied in early times by Le Brett family, then by Celli family, leading merchants of the Staple, and finally by the Barrett family, of whom Anne Barrett was mother of regicide Miles Corbett. Moated. (RCHM 5).

Listing NGR: TQ5598881957

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National Grid Reference: TQ 55988 81957

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