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Range of Farm Buildings to North of Stevens Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Chignall, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7638 / 51°45'49"N

Longitude: 0.4152 / 0°24'54"E

OS Eastings: 566766

OS Northings: 209990

OS Grid: TL667099

Mapcode National: GBR NHR.9T5

Mapcode Global: VHJJV.4XVS

Entry Name: Range of Farm Buildings to North of Stevens Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 October 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247730

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429083

Location: Chignall, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1

County: Essex

District: Chelmsford

Civil Parish: Chignall

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Chignal Smealey St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

1.
5213

TL 61 SE and 60 NE CHIGNAL CHIGNAL ST JAMES
Range of Farm buildings
to north of Stevens
4 and 8/898 Farmhouse
II GV
2.
Model farm. 1852, by Beadle, Son and Chancellor for James Crush. Flemish bond
brown brick with red brick dressings; hipped slate roofs. Plan of 3 covered
yards, facing south, flanked by barn range to north and by 2-storey ranges to
east and west which comprise granary/hayloft over stable range to west and root
house, cowhouse and tool box to east; 1-storey hackney stable, harness room and
coach house range projects southwards from west range; 1-storey piggery and
horse yard range projects westwards from north end of stable range. Covered
yard divided into 9 x 3 bays by cast iron columns supporting iron King-post
trusses; flanking east and west ranges have flat brick arches over stable doors
with louvred overlights and segmental brick arches over centre-hung cast-iron
casements with glazing bars; open fronted upper floor with brick piers to roof.
Three full-height double-entries from yard to barn, which has 3 sets of sliding
doors, plank loft doors and ventilation holes to rear (north) elevation. East
and west elevations of flanking ranges have pilasters to bay division, large
semi-circular arched entry to west and similar cast-iron windows and loft doors
to east. Similar pilasters to north elevation of piggery and horse yard range.
One-storey east elevation of hackney stable and coach house range has 4 semi-
circular arched lancet windows, flat brick arch over plank door to stable and
plank sliding doors to coach house. Interiors noted as having stone-flag floors
and King-post trusses. Included as a very early example of an advanced mid C19
farm complex using covered yards, increasingly advocated in the later 1850s as a
more efficient method of conserving farmyard manure than open yards and endorsed
by scientific experiments.
(Plans in Essex Record Office EROD/DQ in 29).


Listing NGR: TL6676609990

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description

1.
5213

TL 61 SE and 60 NE CHIGNAL CHIGNAL ST JAMES
Range of Farm buildings
to north of Stevens
4 and 8/898 Farmhouse
II GV
2.
Model farm. 1852, by Beadle, Son and Chancellor for James Crush. Flemish bond
brown brick with red brick dressings; hipped slate roofs. Plan of 3 covered
yards, facing south, flanked by barn range to north and by 2-storey ranges to
east and west which comprise granary/hayloft over stable range to west and root
house, cowhouse and tool box to east; 1-storey hackney stable, harness room and
coach house range projects southwards from west range; 1-storey piggery and
horse yard range projects westwards from north end of stable range. Covered
yard divided into 9 x 3 bays by cast iron columns supporting iron King-post
trusses; flanking east and west ranges have flat brick arches over stable doors
with louvred overlights and segmental brick arches over centre-hung cast-iron
casements with glazing bars; open fronted upper floor with brick piers to roof.
Three full-height double-entries from yard to barn, which has 3 sets of sliding
doors, plank loft doors and ventilation holes to rear (north) elevation. East
and west elevations of flanking ranges have pilasters to bay division, large
semi-circular arched entry to west and similar cast-iron windows and loft doors
to east. Similar pilasters to north elevation of piggery and horse yard range.
One-storey east elevation of hackney stable and coach house range has 4 semi-
circular arched lancet windows, flat brick arch over plank door to stable and
plank sliding doors to coach house. Interiors noted as having stone-flag floors
and King-post trusses. Included as a very early example of an advanced mid C19
farm complex using covered yards, increasingly advocated in the later 1850s as a
more efficient method of conserving farmyard manure than open yards and endorsed
by scientific experiments.
(Plans in Essex Record Office EROD/DQ in 29).


Listing NGR: TL6676609990

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