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Gusted Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Rochford, Essex

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Latitude: 51.5846 / 51°35'4"N

Longitude: 0.6543 / 0°39'15"E

OS Eastings: 583984

OS Northings: 190643

OS Grid: TQ839906

Mapcode National: GBR QNV.Q6P

Mapcode Global: VHJKY.9F7L

Entry Name: Gusted Hall

Listing Date: 13 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322382

English Heritage Legacy ID: 123197

Location: Rochford, Rochford, Essex, SS5

County: Essex

District: Rochford

Civil Parish: Rochford

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Rochford St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TQ 89 SW
5/206 Gusted Hall
House. C17 or earlier origin with C19 extension to left and C18/C19 kitchen
forward right. Timber framed, red brick faced, red brick extensions to left and
right. Red plain tiled roofs. 4 chimney stacks, left, off centre right and
rear of original range, to gable apex of C18/C19 kitchen range. 2 storey left
range, one storey and attics with hipped dormer to main range, single storey
right kitchen range. 2:2:1 window range of C19 2 or 3 light casements with
transoms, segmental arches. Gabled porch to left range. Chamfered bridging
joists to left range. Flat section ceiling joists to original range, wall studs
visible in stair cupboard. Large chimney stack now with C20 fireplace. 2 C19
cast iron fireplaces in bedrooms. Several original vertically boarded doors.
Side purlin ridge board roof to C18/C19 kitchen range. Philip Morant says of
Grested or Gristel Hall that Roger Darcie d. 1508 held the Manor of Gusted Hall
of the Earl of Ormonde of Rochford Hall and it was held by William Harrys 1556.
Philip Benton the Rochford Historian writes that it took its name from Peter
Grestede 1338. P. Morant History of Essex 1763-8. P. Benton A History of
Rochford Hundred 1873. Article Sylvia Manley Essex countryside July 1972.

Listing NGR: TQ8398490643

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