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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1025006
English Heritage Legacy ID: 373609
Location: Doddinghurst, Brentwood, Essex, CM15
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
TQ69NW MOUNTNESSING LANE
723-1/6/324 (South side)
20/02/76 Pettits Farmhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
PETTITS LANE, Doddinghurst
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
(RCHM: Central and SW Essex : Monument 15: 58).
Listing NGR: TQ6001398236
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