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Latitude: 51.5858 / 51°35'8"N
Longitude: 0.3304 / 0°19'49"E
OS Eastings: 561546
OS Northings: 190010
OS Grid: TQ615900
Mapcode National: GBR YK.PZL
Mapcode Global: VHHN9.PD1P
Entry Name: The Fruit Farm
Listing Date: 24 May 1993
Last Amended: 9 December 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1205832
English Heritage Legacy ID: 373395
Location: Brentwood, Essex, CM13
Electoral Ward/Division: Warley
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Childerditch All Saints and St Faith
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TQ69SW CHILDERDITCH STREET, Childerditch
723-1/9/553 The Fruit Farm
(Formerly Listed as:
The Fruit Farm)
House. Late medieval and C17. Timber-framed, part
weatherboard, part render and part brick. Low pitched gabled
slate roof with substantial central ridge line stack. 2
single-storey lean-to extensions on rear where main eaves line
varies in height. Shallow projecting stair tower on rear. Of 2
storeys but ground slopes away to rear. Patterned pargeted
panels on upper part of rear elevation.
INTERIOR: N part of house has remains of late medieval, former
jettied cross-wing with cambered tie-beam. This was enclosed
in early-mid-C17 to form regular box frame 2-storey dwelling.
The rear of this has projecting lean-to roofed stair tower,
the winder stair and central newel post of which survives.
Contemporary central stack with salt cupboard recess. Framing
generally of good quality but some elm. C19 replacement roof
with remnants of C17 rafters still in situ. Floor over former
cross-wing suggests this was a former 3-storey.
Listing NGR: TQ6154690010
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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