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Latitude: 51.6382 / 51°38'17"N
Longitude: 0.2783 / 0°16'41"E
OS Eastings: 557753
OS Northings: 195726
OS Grid: TQ577957
Mapcode National: GBR WS.GTF
Mapcode Global: VHHN2.R2ZZ
Entry Name: Black Horse Inn
Listing Date: 20 February 1976
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1297245
English Heritage Legacy ID: 373513
Location: Brentwood, Essex, CM15
Electoral Ward/Division: Pilgrims Hatch
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Brentwood
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Bentley Common St Paul
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TQ59NE ONGAR ROAD, Pilgrims Hatch
723-1/5/256 (West side)
20/02/76 Black Horse Inn
Public house. C15, c1500, late C16, C20. Timber-framed,
rendered with imitation timber-framing applied to front,
peg-tiled roofs. Rectangular plan with centre block and
cross-wings. Addition to rear and lean-to out-shut to N end.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. Front, E elevation, roof ridge higher in
centre range that at end cross-wings, rebuilt central stack
and 2 minor C18/C19 stacks on N and S end walls 1:2:1 window
range, mainly C19 horned sashes with glazing bars. C20 rebuilt
brick plinth and replacement of wall at N end. Also two C20
projecting identical porches. Ground floor, N-S, C20 sash
window with glazing bars, 3x4 panes, porch with gabled roof
and mock studding, fully glazed front wall in imitation old
glass, 4x4 panes, C20 door on side, boarded with single upper
light, two C19 sash windows with horns, 4x4 panes and 5x4
panes, second porch, as first, C19 3-light window, 1x4, 4x4,
1x4 panes. First floor, four C19 windows all 4x4 panes, sashes
with horns. Rear W elevation. Old house concealed by C20
addition in red and yellow brick, only roofs seen - hipped
ends for both cross-wings. Two C20 units to N, lean-to with
flat C20 tiles and one large C20 metal double casement with
central fixed unit, glazing bars, 5x4 panes. To S, C20 flat
roofed addition, C20 metal casement window, 3-light, C20
casement window in wood and metal, small rectangular leaded
panes. 3 similar fixed windows with rectangular leaded panes,
centre one has added upper opening casement. S end elevation,
C18/C19 stack at E end, C20 bow window on brick base with
glazing bars, 7x4 panes, C20 2-leaved door, each leaf glazed
with glazing bars, 2x3 panes, lower recessed panel. C20 minor
gabled roof over. Fixed light with 4x5 leaded panes under flat
roof. N end elevation not accessible.
INTERIOR: much reorganised. Cross-wings of 2 bays, at S heavy
C15 external tension bracing, at N c1500, arched external
bracing. Central `hall' roof raised to accommodate upper
floor. Remnant of moulded lintel of fireplace - inserted late
C16- on ground floor with triple roll and double cymas divided
by roll. N end cross-wing has compression mark of former jetty
across joist ends to front. Stair at rear of hall block,
probably once in tower. All fireplaces rebuilt.
(RCHM: Central and SW Essex : South Weald : Monument 14: 218).
Listing NGR: TQ5775395726
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