13. CANVEY ISLAND. (D.d.)
(O.S. 6 in. lxxvii. S.W.)
Canvey Island is a parish on the N. side of the
Thames estuary, about 6 m. W. of Southend-on-Sea.
(1). Dutch Cottage (Plate, pp. xl-i), in village,
200 yards S.E. of the church, is of two storeys,
and of plastered timber-framing and brick; the
roofs are thatched. It is dated 1621 and is
octagonal on plan with a central chimney-stack.
Inside the building the timber-framing is exposed.
(2). Dutch Cottage, S.E. of Hill Hall, 700
yards N.W. of the church, is of two storeys and
is similar in plan and construction to (1). It is
(3). Tree Farm, house, about 1½ m. W.N.W. of
the church, is of one storey with attics, timber-framed and weather-boarded; the roofs are
thatched. It was built in the 17th century and
is of the central-chimney type with modern
additions at the back. The square chimney-stack