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Wells Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6955 / 51°41'43"N

Longitude: 0.3165 / 0°18'59"E

OS Eastings: 560194

OS Northings: 202177

OS Grid: TL601021

Mapcode National: GBR NJD.NTM

Mapcode Global: VHHMQ.FNN3

Plus Code: 9F32M8W8+5H

Entry Name: Wells Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 February 1976

Last Amended: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205210

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373344

Location: Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green, Brentwood, Essex, CM4

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Blackmore, Hook End and Wyatts Green

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Blackmore St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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723-1/2/42 (North side)
20/02/76 Wells Farmhouse
(Formerly Listed as:
Wells Farmhouse)


House. Early C17, extended in C20. Timber-framed, plastered,
roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3-bay main range facing S
with central stack, originally of lobby-entrance plan, but
entrance now blocked. Original wing to rear of left bay, C20
wing adjacent, and C20 outshut to rear of right bay, forming a
catslide. Two C20 single-storey extensions with hipped roofs
to right. 2 storeys with originally floored attics. 3-window
range of C20 casements. C20 door in right side. Main roof
hipped. Grouped diagonal shafts accurately repaired in 1988.
INTERIOR: unjowled posts, heavy studding, primary straight
bracing. Chamfered axial beams and plain joists of vertical
section above all original rooms on ground floor and first
floor. Clasped purlin roof, the hips being a later alteration.
2 wide wood-burning hearths on ground floor with 0.33m jambs,
and incomplete bread oven in front of stack. Original hearths
probably present on first floor also, but now blocked and
concealed by plaster.

Listing NGR: TL6019402177

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