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Little Beacon Hill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Brentwood, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6664 / 51°39'58"N

Longitude: 0.2574 / 0°15'26"E

OS Eastings: 556210

OS Northings: 198810

OS Grid: TQ562988

Mapcode National: GBR VW.PJR

Mapcode Global: VHHMW.DCXX

Entry Name: Little Beacon Hill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 February 1976

Last Amended: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197331

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373762

Location: Navestock, Brentwood, Essex, CM14

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Civil Parish: Navestock

Built-Up Area: Brentwood

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Navestock St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


723-1/5/481 (South side)
20/02/76 Little Beacon Hill Farmhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
CHURCH ROAD, Navestock
Little Beacon Hill Farmhouse)


House. c1600 and C18. Timber-framed, pebble dashed, peg-tiled
roof. 2 storeys and attic. 3 window range, sashes, some
horned, central C20 gabled brick porch. Gable to W with
flanking major chimney-stack and minor stack to E. Plan
comprises gabled c1600 cross-wing to W and C18 block, much
rebuilt after 1939-45 war bombing, to E. Stair tower, c1600
bridging 2 blocks rising from original main range.
INTERIOR: lamb's tongue stops on principal and bridging joists
of ground floor ceiling, double ovolo moulding of plaster
surround of 4 centred arched fireplace restored C20 and roses
added in spandrels. Shaped newel post at top of tower stair
and 2 shadow planed boarded doors on first floor. Front upper
chamber of cross-wing has an original framed closet projecting
from the flank wall adjacent to stack, possibly garderobe.
Framing of cross-wing stiffened by exterior tension braces on
`prick post' at rear. C20 extension to rear projecting to E
with casement windows. Little Beacon Hill Farmhouse forms a
group with the barn (qv).

Listing NGR: TQ5621098810

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

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