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Canterbury Tye Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Pilgrims Hatch, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6409 / 51°38'27"N

Longitude: 0.3058 / 0°18'20"E

OS Eastings: 559645

OS Northings: 196086

OS Grid: TQ596960

Mapcode National: GBR XM.9RC

Mapcode Global: VHHN3.70ZW

Plus Code: 9F32J8R4+98

Entry Name: Canterbury Tye Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206468

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373433

Location: Pilgrims Hatch, Brentwood, Essex, CM15

County: Essex

Electoral Ward/Division: Pilgrims Hatch

Built-Up Area: Brentwood

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Shenfield St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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723-1/5/63 (East side)
Canterbury Tye Hall Farmhouse


House. Early C16, mid-C16, c1600, C19. Timber-framed and
brick, both rendered with peg-tiled roofs. Plan rectangular
with 2 parallel blocks, medieval to front and C19 to back with
low pitched, hipped roofs.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Front NE elevation, 3 window range with
central stack behind roof apex. All windows C20 casements with
transoms and small leaded rectangular panes. Ground floor,
central 3-light window and single 2-light windows to each
side. First floor, three 2-light casements. At SE end, C20
brick porch flush with front with hipped roof with flat tiles
and single casement window. C19 stack rises behind. Rear SW
elevation, 3 window range with 2 C19 red brick stacks rising
from roof apex between windows. Rendered walls scored to
imitate jointed ashlar. Ground floor, central C19 door, now
with upper glazing, glazing bars, 3x2 panes. 2 flush panels
below and 3-light rectangular fanlight. Each side, one segment
headed C19 window with central vertical glazing bar in
tympanum, lower part filled with C20 2-light casement with
transom. C20 conservatory porch projects deeply from central
door, weatherboarded below and fully glazed (including roof)
above. First floor, three C20 2-light casements with transoms.
NW end elevation, rendered walls with ruled ashlar jointing,
central doorway bridging the 2 blocks. C20 porch in brick and
timber, door with upper bowed glazing, glazing bars, 4x3
panes. Inner door C19 with 3 upper recessed lancet panels and
recessed quatrefoil above each, 3 plain recessed panels below.
To SW of door, C19 segment headed window with vertical glazing
bar in tympanum and C20 2-light casement with transom inserted
below. Over central door, first floor segment headed fixed
window with glazing bars, 3x5 panes. SE end elevation, NE
block, C19 stack with C20 brick porch in front. Boarded
`stable' door with upper glazing of small leaded panes and
similar casement window. Main house wall, ground-floor
casement and first-floor narrow casement , both with
rectangular leaded panes. SW block, C20 semicircular headed
window with glazing bars, 3x4 panes and 3 radial panes in
INTERIOR: 3 early C16 timber-framed bays of hall house in
front block. NW bay (high end) is storeyed, to SE are 2 bays
of open hall with cambered tie-beams. SE bay half removed to
make a staircase hall when early C19 block added. NW end,
storeyed bay end wall has mullioned window and shutter groove
on first floor and shutter groove of window below. Present
floor joists are post-medieval replacements but original
joists were flat sectioned with housed soffit shoulders.
Partition between high end and hall has stout studding below
and above tie-beam with Roman numeral carpenters' marks and
also peg holes in line, possibly for a warping frame, also a
tension brace and original ground floor doorway. Central bay
and NW bay have inserted ceiling joists of c1560, principal
binding joist supported by timber sling, principal and common
joists with step stop chamfers, jointed by diminished haunched
soffit tenons. Stack inserted c1600 through floor in lateral
position. Joists replaced round stack. Central tie-beam over
inserted floors cut and doorway framed on first floor. Early
C19 additional slender studding added above wall plates to
raise eaves to level of added C19 block to rear, also areas of
wall studding replaced in front and back walls for window and
door replacement. Gouge marks in C19 studding for assembly
sequence. Canterbury Tye Farmhouse and barn (qv) form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ5964596086

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