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Covers Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Kelvedon Hatch, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6567 / 51°39'24"N

Longitude: 0.2829 / 0°16'58"E

OS Eastings: 558010

OS Northings: 197796

OS Grid: TQ580977

Mapcode National: GBR WR.B09

Mapcode Global: VHHMW.VMF9

Entry Name: Covers Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 February 1976

Last Amended: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197321

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373729

Location: Kelvedon Hatch, Brentwood, Essex, CM15

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Civil Parish: Kelvedon Hatch

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Kelvedon Hatch St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


723-1/5/449 (North side)
20/02/76 Covers Farmhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
WARREN LANE, Doddinghurst


House. Early C17, C20. Timber-framed and rendered, hipped
peg-tiled roofs. 2 storeys. Plan: C17 3-celled block, E cell
once a cross-wing. C17 stair tower between central hall and
cross-wing at high end (E). C17 principal stack in lateral
position on rear wall of hall. 2 minor stacks, C18/C19 in red
brick, stretcher bond, on E and W ends of house. C20 jettied
projection at rear of hall area and C20 continuous rear
outshut linking to C20 rear cross-wing extension at E end.
Also C20 rebuilding of W end of original house. All windows of
the house except one in the stair tower are C20, wooden
casements with glazing bars. Front S elevation - 3 window
range - ground floor all 3 lights and first floor two 2-light
windows with a central one of 3 lights. Rear - irregular
windows fitted to very irregular elevations, French window on
W face of cross-wing. C20 boarded door used as a front door to
W end of main range. The old window on N wall of stair tower
C18/late C19 casement.
INTERIOR: heavily rebuilt but original window site on ground
floor at front of hall. Lateral fireplace with timber lintel.
Cross-wing bridging joist in elm. Probably cross-wing built or
rebuilt later in C17. Evidence of mullioned windows on E side
of stair tower. Morant, 1768 mentions 'Convers'.
(Morant P: The History and Antiquities of the County of Essex:
1768-: 192).

Listing NGR: TQ5801097796

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