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Elm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Shenfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6366 / 51°38'11"N

Longitude: 0.3257 / 0°19'32"E

OS Eastings: 561038

OS Northings: 195646

OS Grid: TQ610956

Mapcode National: GBR YG.GRT

Mapcode Global: VHHN3.L4J7

Entry Name: Elm House

Listing Date: 20 February 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197191

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373387

Location: Brentwood, Essex, CM15

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Town: Brentwood

Electoral Ward/Division: Shenfield

Built-Up Area: Brentwood

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Shenfield St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


723-1/6/262 (North West side)
20/02/76 No.108
Elm House


House. Early C17, extended in C18, C19 and C20. Timber-framed,
mainly clad with red brick in Flemish bond, partly plastered,
roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3-bay main range facing
approx SE with a central stack, forming a lobby-entrance plan.
Later wing to rear centre, one bay.
Originally of one storey and attics, the main range was raised
to 2 full storeys clad in brick, and extended to the right in
the late C18. Lean-to extensions of various dates and sizes
across the full width at the rear, and C20 single-storey
extension to rear right of them. 3 mid-C19 sashes of 3+3
lights on each floor, with segmental brick arches on the
ground floor only. 4-panel door in C20 gabled porch. Hipped
roof. The left elevation is of ashlared plaster, mostly
covered by attached garages. The frame includes much elm, with
primary straight bracing.
INTERIOR: the left ground-floor room has a chamfered axial
beam of elm, unstopped, and a wide wood-burning hearth with
0.23m jambs and chamfered mantel beam with lamb's tongue
stops, reduced to half its original size with C19 brickwork;
C18/early C19 2-panel pine door to stair behind stack. The
ground-floor room to right of the stack has a chamfered
transverse beam with lamb's tongue stops; 3 posts are
similarly treated; C20 small wood-burning hearth. On the first
floor the original wallplate is exposed in the rear wall, with
a face-halved and bladed scarf, and lighter framing above it
where the roof has been raised approx one metre. The upper
left room has a floor of butt-edged hardwood boards. The
middle room has 2 early C18 moulded 3-plank doors to left, and
a plain boarded and battened door to right, all on original
hinges. A plain battened door to the rear of the right
ground-floor room is introduced, in a C20 frame.

Listing NGR: TQ6103895646

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