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Gay House

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Oakley, Essex

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Latitude: 51.901 / 51°54'3"N

Longitude: 1.1903 / 1°11'24"E

OS Eastings: 619571

OS Northings: 227300

OS Grid: TM195273

Mapcode National: GBR VR0.V19

Mapcode Global: VHLCL.LH32

Plus Code: 9F33W52R+94

Entry Name: Gay House

Listing Date: 20 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147273

English Heritage Legacy ID: 120276

Location: Great Oakley, Tendring, Essex, CO12

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Great Oakley

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Oakley All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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TM 1827-1927 (north-west side)
20.1.86 Gay House

House. C17, extended in C20. Timber framed, roughcast rendered, roofed with
red clay pantiles. 4 bays facing SE with axial stack in second bay from left
end. C18/19 extension to right. C20 single-storey lean-to extension to rear.
Large C20 2-storey crosswing to left. One storey with attics. Ground floor, 6
C20 casements. First floor, one more, and 3 in slated lean-to dormers. C20
half-glazed door at front of gabled porch. Jowled posts. Primary straight
bracing. Chamfered axial and transverse beams with lamb's tongue stops, plain
joists of vertical section. 2 large wood-burning hearths. Roof ceiled. In the
C20 left extension is a re-used C16 floor structure, with a chamfered axial beam
and joists of horizontal section jointed to it with soffit tenons with
diminished haunches, reported to have come from an agricultural building c.1965,
and other re-used timber. Shown under the same name in the tithe award of 1841,
without farm buildings, as part of Maltings Farm, 58 acres. Essex Record
Office, D/CT 158)

Listing NGR: TM1957127300

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