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Hook End Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Doddinghurst, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6763 / 51°40'34"N

Longitude: 0.2999 / 0°17'59"E

OS Eastings: 559118

OS Northings: 200011

OS Grid: TL591000

Mapcode National: GBR XJ.VPX

Mapcode Global: VHHMX.44X8

Entry Name: Hook End Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 February 1976

Last Amended: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197171

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373331

Location: Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green, Brentwood, Essex, CM15

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Civil Parish: Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green

Built-Up Area: Doddinghurst

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Blackmore St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


723-1/5/27 (East side)
20/02/76 Hook End Farmhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
HOOK END LANE, Blackmore
Hook End Farmhouse)


House. c1580, extended in C17 and C20. Timber-framed,
plastered and weatherboarded, roofed with handmade red clay
tiles. 2 bays facing NW, with axial stack at right end,
originally extended, now enclosed by C17 one-bay extension.
2-bay cross-wing to left, original, formerly jettied to front
and forming a rectangular plan at ground level, now extended
forward by the underbuilding of the jetty. C20 single-storey
extension to right, and C20 single-storey lean-to extension
along the rear of this and the whole width of the house,
roofed with felt.
2 storeys. Ground floor, three C20 casements. First floor, 4
late C19 casements. C20 door in C20 gabled porch. Brick pier
under each corner of the former jetty. Ground floor plastered,
first floor weatherboarded except at rear. Buttress at rear,
to second post from left end.
INTERIOR: the original building has jowled posts, heavy
studding, curved braces trenched inside the studding (tension
braces at the front, arched braces at the side), chamfered
beams with short lamb's tongue stops, and plain joists of
horizontal section. The C17 extension has unjowled posts and
primary straight bracing, a chamfered transverse beam with
lamb's tongue stops, and plain joists of vertical section.
Roof fully ceiled. Wide wood burning hearth facing to left,
with 0.33m jambs and chamfered mantel beam with lamb's tongue
stops. C20 grate to right. On the first floor, behind the
stack, is a pine ledged door of 3 planks, probably C18.

Listing NGR: TL5911800011

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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