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Hartswood House

A Grade II Listed Building in Warley, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6074 / 51°36'26"N

Longitude: 0.311 / 0°18'39"E

OS Eastings: 560124

OS Northings: 192367

OS Grid: TQ601923

Mapcode National: GBR XP.C38

Mapcode Global: VHHN3.BVRN

Entry Name: Hartswood House

Listing Date: 20 February 1976

Last Amended: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197217

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373453

Location: Brentwood, Essex, CM14

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Town: Brentwood

Electoral Ward/Division: Warley

Built-Up Area: Brentwood

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Warley Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


723-1/9/305 (East side)
20/02/76 Hartswood House
(Formerly Listed as:
Harts Wood Cottage)


House. Mid-C19, later C19, C20. Brick, front and half side
have flint pebble facing with red brick dressings, slate roof
with central and S end gable stacks. Plan rectangular,
original block and later C19 added block in double pile form
with C20 single-storey additions at N and S ends.
EXTERIOR: 2 storey. Front W elevation. Facing of pitched
pebbles framed by brick quoins and mid-height string course. 3
window range, all segment headed with horned sashes with
glazing bars, 4x4 panes. Central front doorway, pillared porch
with flat hood, simple details, C20 door has upper glazing
with glazing bars, 5x3 panes and lower flush panels of
vertical boards. C20 red brick addition to N has slate roof
and casement window with glazing bars, 2x3 panes. C20 addition
to S built to match original frontage, slate roofed with
coursed pebbles and red brick dressings, also segment headed
sash window with glazing bars, 4x4 panes. Rear, E elevation,
principal additional range of late C19 in red brick, central
stack. C20 NE addition taken round N and E sides. C20 S
addition set back. Principal range, ground floor half obscured
by NE addition. To S, 3 similar C20 casement windows with
glazing bars, 3x3 panes. First floor, two C19 segment headed,
horned sash windows with glazing bars, 4x4 panes. NE addition,
boarded stable door with upper light, one 2-light and one
single light casement window with glazing bars, 4x3 and 2x3
panes. S end elevation, 2 plain, barge-boarded gable ends of
C19 builds with straight joint between, ground floor
considerably obscured by C20 addition. W block has pitched
pebbles as front and central red brick stack. First-floor
segment headed window to rear of stack, truncated and
partially blocked for roof of C20 addition - now has narrow
C20 2-light casement. Late C19 block in red brick has
first-floor segment headed window with glazing bars, 4x4
panes. Gable end of C20 addition with pebble facing, red brick
dressing and barge-board to match earlier phases has
projecting central flat-roofed bay window of 5 plain casement
lights. N end elevation, two C19 blocks distinct, older to W,
with pitched pebbles and mid-height string course, later to E
in red brick, simple barge-boards. Marked straight joint
between builds. Ground floor, E block, C20 2-light casement
window with glazing bars, 4x3 panes. First floor, W block,
simple C20 small top-opening casement window. C20 NE addition,
gable end with barge-boards and wall faced with pebble courses
and red brick quoins. INTERIOR plain.

Listing NGR: TQ6012492367

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