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GUILDHALL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: GUILDHALL

List entry Number: 1112492

Location

GUILDHALL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ashdon

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 26-Nov-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 121431

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ASHDON CHURCH END 1. 5222 Guildhall TL 5841 29/25 26.11.51

II* GV

2. Late C15 timber-framed building mentioned in a will dated 1501 when Roger Bryght left his tenement with 2 houses on it, called "Bryghtes" to the Guild of St Mary the Virgin. The first mention of the Guildhall occurs in the court roll for the Manor of Ashdon Hall in 1518. In 1731 the Guildhall was converted into 3 dwellings for poor families and in the C20 it was restored and converted into one tenement. On the north side the timber-framing is exposed and it is plastered on the south side. Two storeys. The upper storey is jettied on the north front, on exposed joists with the remains of some original brackets and shafts. Five window farm on the north and south fronts. Casements with lattice leaded lights. On the upper storey of the north front there are the remains of the sills of 3 original oriel windows and a restored boarded and studded door. Roof tiled, with a gambrel at the east end. A modern porch projects on the south side. (RCHM 7).

Listing NGR: TL5810341465

Selected Sources

Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex North West, (1916)

National Grid Reference: TL 58103 41465

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