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Dukes Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Layer Marney, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8297 / 51°49'46"N

Longitude: 0.8004 / 0°48'1"E

OS Eastings: 593059

OS Northings: 218267

OS Grid: TL930182

Mapcode National: GBR RMG.C4P

Mapcode Global: VHKG9.T8HQ

Plus Code: 9F32RRH2+V4

Entry Name: Dukes Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 June 1952

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1267081

English Heritage Legacy ID: 419826

Location: Layer Marney, Colchester, Essex, CO5

County: Essex

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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Dukes Farmhouse
TL 91 NW 16/26 23.6.52
C16 and C17 in red brick with flared headers, and red plain tile roof. Gabled
cross wing at west end. Two storeys and attics. 1:3 window range, early C19
vertical sliding, double hung sashes with glazing bars, and margin sashes, in
gauged arches. Cross wing has 2 original windows with 5 transomed lights and
moulded brick jambs and mullions. Similar single light windows on west side.
Moulded string course to cross wing. Main range has early C19 Tuscan porch
with columns and moulded; fluted, pilasters, flanked by small C19 windows in
gauged arches. Remains of early C18 doorcase Pith moulded architraves. Three
hipped dormers. Later extensions at rear. Internally are original moulded
beam, doors and some late C16 glass with a Tudor Rose and the initials ER.
Fine C16 fireplaces at ground and first floor. Early Cl7 panelling in situ.
Early C17 doors with original ironmongery. Early C18 panelling, moulded cornices
and doors. Early C19 staircase with stick balusters. Main roof is framed side
purlin. C16 wing is the remains of a large house, formerly extending to the
west. Originally moated, now filled.
(RCHM 3).

Listing NGR: TL9305918267

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