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Hutton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Brentwood, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6284 / 51°37'42"N

Longitude: 0.3693 / 0°22'9"E

OS Eastings: 564085

OS Northings: 194835

OS Grid: TQ640948

Mapcode National: GBR NK7.XWK

Mapcode Global: VHJKL.CB2H

Entry Name: Hutton House

Listing Date: 21 October 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279616

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373521

Location: Brentwood, Essex, CM13

County: Essex

Electoral Ward/Division: Hutton East

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Hutton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


723-1/9/205 (North side)
21/10/58 No.428
Hutton House


House. Dated on waterhead 1746, C19, C20. Red brick in Flemish
bond, peg-tiled mansard roof, gable end stacks. L-shaped plan
of 2 parallel and one right angled range, now infilled in C20
making rectangular outline.
EXTERIOR: 2 storey and attic. Front, S elevation of 5 window
range, rusticated brick quoins, parapet with coping above
brick cornice. Ground-floor central wooden Tuscan doorcase
with columns supporting a triglyph frieze and dentilled
pediment. Door reworked with central glazed panel. C19 3-cant
bay window each side with cornice, parapet and coping, and
horned sash windows to each cant. First floor, 5 sash windows
with deep exposed sash boxes, central one with glazing bars,
4x4 panes, others simple with single vertical glazing bar. 3
gabled dormer windows. Sun fire insurance mark. Rear, N
elevation, 2 parallel ranges visible as rear C19 build is
lower than C18 roof, also mansard gable end of return C18 wing
with central stack on W side. On E side C19 single-storey
building aligned N-S, linked to house, peg-tiled roof, walls
mainly rendered. Oven and stack, both external at N gable end.
Ground floor of house and W wing obscured by C20 work not of
special interest and not included in this listing. C19 range
has central hips to roof to allow sight line through from hip
roofed dormer in C18 attic. Also, hipped dormer to E side of
mansard roof of W range. First floor - C19 range, pebble dash
rendered with simple sash window. To W, round headed sash
stair window with glazing bars, broad central and narrow
margin panes. E end elevation - principal C18 mansard gable
with lesser C19 gable at rear with shaped coping - central
stack on both. 2-storey 4-window range with segmental arched
heads. 4 window range, 3 windows with glazing bars, 2x4 panes
and one with replaced horned sashes, 4 blind windows. Water
head dated 1746 and initials D-D M-D. W end elevation, mansard
gable end to S with central stack. String course and parapet
above first floor of W wing. Irregular fenestration due to
internal alterations. All window openings segment headed, 3
blocked in C18 gable end wall, one on ground floor moved
towards N - sash with glazing bars, 2x4 panes. Range to N has
one ground and one first-floor window with glazing bars, 5x4
panes, approximately central doorway raised and cut into
blocked stair window immediately above, 6-panelled door with
3-light fanlight. C20 external stair to door. Behind parapet,
one segment headed dormer window with 2 casement lights also
simple sky light. Dated and initialled water head to front of
C18 block, similar to one on E end elevation.
INTERIOR: considerable rebuilding done about 1980. Ground
floor rooms re-organised, no historic features remain. Stair
of simple open string form with Tuscan newel posts and elegant
shaped handrail with terminal volute, balusters with turned
decoration also matching stair dado. Elliptical stair arch
with keystone, also fanlight of 5 lights. Several first floor
rooms have shallow C18 panelling and recessed windows with
seats. Back stair pitch reduced in C20 alterations and now
emerges on W side through raised doorway in W elevation. C18
garden wall is attached to front SW corner of house, in red
brick, 1.5m high with shaped coping bricks, curves round to
enclose front garden with quadrant including a gateway of 16m,
short 3.2m straight section, bow of approx 17m. Somewhat
irregular Flemish bond, rendered plinth, coping bricks of
different pattern each side of gateway, to N with roll and
hollow mouldings, to S simply straight coped form. Gate piers
plain with stone caps. The House, with stable and coach house
(qv), and rear garden wall (qv) form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ6408594835

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