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Latitude: 51.6941 / 51°41'38"N
Longitude: 0.3279 / 0°19'40"E
OS Eastings: 560987
OS Northings: 202049
OS Grid: TL609020
Mapcode National: GBR NJD.RPQ
Mapcode Global: VHHMQ.MPP5
Entry Name: Elm Farmhouse
Listing Date: 20 February 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1197158
English Heritage Legacy ID: 373306
Location: Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green, Brentwood, Essex, CM4
Civil Parish: Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Blackmore St Laurence
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL60SW CHELMSFORD ROAD
723-1/2/3 (North side)
22/02/82 Elm Farmhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
CHELMSFORD ROAD, Blackmore
House. C16, extended in C17, C19 and C20. Timber-framed,
plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles.
EXTERIOR: 3-bay range facing S, with axial stack in right bay,
and C17 one-bay extension to right; one storey with attics.
C19 lean-to extension along full length of front, forming a
catslide roof, and C19 external stack to right of it. Later
C19 2-storey wing at front of left bay. C20 single-storey
extension at right end. C20 casements of various types on
ground floor; one C19 casement in gabled dormer, and similar
casement in C20 gabled dormer to right of it. C20 door in C20
gabled porch. Roof of front left wing of shallower pitch than
the remainder. Jowled posts, curved tension braces trenched
inside heavy studding.
INTERIOR: the left bay of the main range comprises the
originally storeyed parlour/solar bay of a late medieval plan,
with lodged plain joists of horizontal section; long shutter
groove in soffit of girt at left end and small unglazed window
in rear left corner, with one diamond mullion. The studded
partition between this bay and the 2-bay hall has been removed
and a heavy post inserted. The stack in the right bay of the
hall has been wholly rebuilt or refaced in the C20, although
still providing a wide wood-burning hearth. C17 inserted floor
in left bay of hall, with chamfered axial beam with lamb's
tongue stops, and plain joists of vertical section supported
on pegged clamps, with hardwood boards.
The C17 extension to the right has primary straight bracing, a
chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue stops, and plain
joists of vertical section. The roof of the main range has
been wholly rebuilt in gambrel form in the C18; the lower
rafters are exposed within the catslide roof.
Listing NGR: TL6098702049
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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