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Gray's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Chignall, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7702 / 51°46'12"N

Longitude: 0.4298 / 0°25'47"E

OS Eastings: 567749

OS Northings: 210742

OS Grid: TL677107

Mapcode National: GBR NHL.TSB

Mapcode Global: VHJJV.DRLT

Entry Name: Gray's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 December 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306273

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112474

Location: Chignall, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1

County: Essex

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

Gray's Farmhouse
TL 61 SE 4/59 29.12.52.


Originally a C15-C16 moated hall house with cross wings on the east and west ends.
It was altered in the C17 when the centre block was raised and divided into 2 storeys
and again in the mid C18. Alterations-and renovations in 1952 destroyed the date tablets in the gables of the cross wings which had the initials WL and the date
1743. A timber framed and plastered building. 2 storeys and attics. The crosswings
are jettied on the upper storey. 4 window range, C20 metal casekents with glazing
bars. 2 C20 doors, with cornice hoods. Roof tiled, with 1 hipped dormer in the
centre block. There are fragmentary remains of the moat. (RCHM 7).

Listing NGR: TL6774910742

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

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