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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1306273
English Heritage Legacy ID: 112474
Location: Chignall, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1
Civil Parish: Chignall
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Chignal Smealey St Nicholas
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
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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