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Wick Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Layer Marney, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8226 / 51°49'21"N

Longitude: 0.8003 / 0°48'1"E

OS Eastings: 593085

OS Northings: 217484

OS Grid: TL930174

Mapcode National: GBR RMG.R4Z

Mapcode Global: VHKG9.TGG4

Entry Name: Wick Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 January 1982

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223989

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419936

Location: Layer Marney, Colchester, Essex, CO5

County: Essex

District: Colchester

Civil Parish: Layer Marney

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Layer Marney

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

LAYER MARNEY WICK ROAD
l.
5214
Wick Farmhouse
TL 91 IN 16/34
II*
2.
Late Cl6 house, incorporating remains of C15 open hall. Timber-framed and plastered
rectangular plan, 3 bays and chimney bay, with gabled red plain tile roof.
Two storeys. Three window range late C18 vertical sliding double hung tri-partite
sashes. Simple pediment doorcase with modem part glazed door. ?Mid Cl6 central
chimney stack with diagonal pilaster strips, 4 shafts and a square base, with
moulded capping. Early Cl7 end chimney stack. Two gabled wings to rear. Internally
little of the C15 remains, except some main frame members and some "great bricks"
in tile base of the centre stack. Part of original cross wing remains with heavy
floor joists. Cl6 detailing in extensive. Stop chamfered floor joists. Two
fireplaces one with timber mantel beam and the other with 3 centred brick arch.
Jowled storey poets. Some soot blackened rafters re-used in roof. Late C18
panelling, doors and iron-mongery, all of good quality.
(RCHM 4).


Listing NGR: TL9308517484

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