17th Century Dury Falls Care Home for Sale
Readers may have noticed that the Dury Falls Care Home is now up for sale. The 17th Century building, located at the junction of Wingletye Lane and Upminster Road, is on the market for £1.1m. Built in 1595 and set in 0.3 of an acre, the building is grade II listed. Following restoration in 1972, it was established as a private Residential Care Home for the elderly.
There has been much speculation as to the origins of the name ‘Dury Falls’. However, a clue lies in the 16th Century Parish Register where a prominent local family called the Durifalls resided in the said property and after whom the Care Home and estate is named.