GRAY'S FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1306273

Date first listed: 29-Dec-1952

Statutory Address: GRAY'S FARMHOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: GRAY'S FARMHOUSE

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

County: Essex

District: Chelmsford (District Authority)

Parish: Chignall

National Grid Reference: TL 67749 10742

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. CHIGNAL 5231 Gray's Farmhouse TL 61 SE 4/59 29.12.52.

II

2. Originally a C15-C16 moated hall house with cross wings on the east and west ends. It was altered in the C17 when the centre block was raised and divided into 2 storeys and again in the mid C18. Alterations-and renovations in 1952 destroyed the date tablets in the gables of the cross wings which had the initials WL and the date 1743. A timber framed and plastered building. 2 storeys and attics. The crosswings are jettied on the upper storey. 4 window range, C20 metal casekents with glazing bars. 2 C20 doors, with cornice hoods. Roof tiled, with 1 hipped dormer in the centre block. There are fragmentary remains of the moat. (RCHM 7).

Listing NGR: TL6774910742

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 112474

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex Central and South West, (1921)

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