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WILLIS 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: WILLIS FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1122177

Location

WILLIS FARMHOUSE, EAST HANNINGFIELD ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Chelmsford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: East Hanningfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 29-Dec-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 112531

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

In the entry for: 14/88 EAST HANNINGFIELD EAST HANNINGFIELD ROAD EAST HANNINGFIELD Willis Farmhouse

The grade shall be amended to read II* and the description as follows: House. Early C14 and early C16, timber framed with frame exposed externally and some weatherboarding on north side. Red plain tile roof. 2 storeys. L shaped plan, with early C14 crosswing at north, jettied and hipped with gablet to the east. This wing extending west by 3 bays of early C16. Main range is also early C16, of 2 storeys with long wall jetty, and with 2 storied jettied and gabled porch at south west corner. 1:2 window range C19 vertical sliding sashes and casements. Small C19 single storey canted bay with flat roof to centre front. C16 red brick chimney on north wall, with 2 octagonal shafts, (partly collapsed at top). C19 red brick chimney stack on north wall and C16 central red brick chimney partly rebuilt at top. C16 frame is close studded with curved wall bracing and cambered tie beam. Internally most of the original framing survives with stop chamfered bridging and common floor joints, jointed storey posts and a number of original door and window openings. Some C16 and C17 doors. North wing has C16 simple crown post roof extending over earlier range. Main range has C16 crown post roof, extensively altered in C17. Arch bracing to principal tie beams. Central chimney stack has original inglenook fireplaces with mantel beam and 2 plastered recesses above. C16 north chimney stack has original fireplaces with 4 centred brick arches, and moulded and stopped reveals. Upper storey has 3 rooms with late C16 wall paintings comprising large rectangular panels with complex motifs in red, green and black. (RCHM 4)

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1. EAST HANNINGFIELD EAST HANNINGFIEID ROAD 5213 EAST HANNINGFIELD Willia Farmhouse TL 70 SE 14/88 29.12.52.

II

2. A C16 timber-framed house with a cross wing on the north end and exposed timber-framing. Originally T-shaped on plan. 2 storeys. The upper storey is jettied on the front and on the east side of the cross wing. On the west side there is a 2 storey porch with a jettied upper storey. Roofs tiled, with an original chimney stack on the ninth side, with 2 octagonal shafts (partly collapsed). There are C16-C17 wall paintings on the lst storey interior. (RCHN 4).

Listing NGR: TL7717000799

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex South East, (1923)

National Grid Reference: TL 77170 00799

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