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Warley Elms

A Grade II Listed Building in Warley, Essex

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Latitude: 51.5874 / 51°35'14"N

Longitude: 0.2908 / 0°17'26"E

OS Eastings: 558799

OS Northings: 190098

OS Grid: TQ587900

Mapcode National: GBR XQ.L0D

Mapcode Global: VHHN9.0C3G

Plus Code: 9F32H7PR+W8

Entry Name: Warley Elms

Listing Date: 20 February 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1297230

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373443

Location: Brentwood, Essex, CM13

County: Essex

Electoral Ward/Division: Warley

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Warley St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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723-1/17/147 (West side)
20/02/76 Warley Elms


House. c1800, C20. Yellow brick with stuccoed front, hipped
slate roof. Rectangular plan with C20 ground-floor billiard
room in similar style added to rear of W end elevation.
EXTERIOR: 2 storey. Front, S elevation, 3 window range with
slight break forward of central bay, stucco rendered with
horizontal ashlar lining and clasping corner pilasters.
Central simple projecting Tuscan door porch with plain columns
and cornice. the door original with 2 leaves, each leaf has 4
panels with moulded surrounds, upper ones glazed. Flanking
shallow, stuccoed, semicircular arched recesses with windows,
simple string course link to arches and door porch. The
windows are original sashes with thin glazing bars and 3x4
panes and have wooden liners to the reveals. To W front of C20
addition, set back, ashlar lined stucco with parapet, 2
semicircular headed fully glazed French windows with glazing
bars, 4x4 panes. Rear, N elevation, 3 bays as front but with
parapet between clasping pilasters. Pebble dash rendered and
colourwashed, all windows are sashes with glazing bars, 3x4
panes. Ground floor window heads linked by continuous plain
string course. Stack projects slightly between E and central
bays. To W, C20 ground floor extension, elevation similar to
front. E end elevation, 2 window range with ground floor
semicircular arched stuccoed recesses with windows, as front,
clasping corner pilasters and parapet, all windows, as front,
sashes, 3x4 panes, on ground floor linked by continuing string
course. Walling principally yellow brick, first-floor windows
have finely set voussoirs. Area round S ground floor window
now pebble dash rendered. W elevation, pebble dash, clasping
pilasters and parapet, ground floor, to S, round headed recess
with window and string course as on E, to N, C20 single
storeyed extension with 3 symmetrical windows similar to those
on front elevation but as casement windows with lower panes
fixed. First floor has 2 upper windows, as front, one central
and one to S over one below. Central stack rises behind
INTERIOR: essentially plain but flying stair in curved well,
top lit, has elegant mahogany handrail and decorative iron
balusters. Some rooms and top of stair on first floor have
ornamental plaster cornices. 3 original fireplaces with reeded
jambs and roundels. The presence of a parapet on all
elevations, except the S implies its original continuation
round the whole building. The horizontal ashlar lining
(without verticals) appears fresh and C20 and is exactly
similar on the C20 extension. The front elevation was most
probably originally stuccoed and lined and has been completely
re-done in the C20. The parapet was probably removed at the
same time.

Listing NGR: TQ5879990098

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