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The Fruit Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Brentwood, Essex

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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

Plus Code: 9F32H8PJ+85

Entry Name: The Fruit Farm

Listing Date: 24 May 1993

Last Amended: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205832

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373395

Location: Brentwood, Essex, CM13

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Town: Brentwood

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

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Listing Text


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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