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Pettits Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Doddinghurst, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6601 / 51°39'36"N

Longitude: 0.312 / 0°18'43"E

OS Eastings: 560013

OS Northings: 198236

OS Grid: TQ600982

Mapcode National: GBR XL.5B1

Mapcode Global: VHHMX.CJBP

Plus Code: 9F32M866+3R

Entry Name: Pettits Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 February 1976

Last Amended: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025006

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373609

Location: Doddinghurst, Brentwood, Essex, CM15

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Doddinghurst

Built-Up Area: Doddinghurst

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Doddinghurst All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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723-1/6/324 (South side)
20/02/76 Pettits Farmhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
PETTITS LANE, Doddinghurst
Pettits Farmhouse)


House. C15, mid-C16, late C18/early C19. Timber-framed and
rendered with some brick, peg-tiled roof. L-plan of 3 units. 2
storeys. Irregular facade of 2 specific units. N block 2
storey, 2 window range with rendered stack to N. C20 wooden
casements with top opening lights. Ground floor C20 porch with
canted sides, glazed all round. Door C20 oak boarded with
rounded head. S block, one and a half storey 3 window range,
to N early C19 double casement window with glazing bars 4x2
panes, centre C20 canted bay window with principal and upper
lights, to S, C20 refurbished, gabled dormer window, casement
with top opening light. Central stack and S end gable stack
both red brick.
INTERIOR: the N block is earliest, C15, with jowled posts,
flat laid joists with soffit tenons, said to have exterior
tension braces and undecorated, simple crown post roof.
Principal members have bold chamfers. The first floor has the
evidence of 2 mullioned windows, one with a shutter groove.
Phase 2 comprises the one and a half storeyed range of the
mid-C16, central fireplace probably contemporary but now
rebuilt. Floor joists remaining in N hand section are flat
laid with diminished haunched soffit tenons, side purlin roof.
S end much rebuilt - evidence obscured but later framing
evident. In phase 3 the 2-storeyed range was constructed to
the rear of the C15 block, slender framing late C18/early C19.
C20 - whole house restored. Rear similar to front, casement
windows. One early C19 fixed window survives with glazing bars
4x3 panes with a gabled dormer window over (restored with C20
casement window).
(RCHM: Central and SW Essex : Monument 15: 58).

Listing NGR: TQ6001398236

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