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BIRDBROOK HALL

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: BIRDBROOK HALL

List entry Number: 1122348

Location

BIRDBROOK HALL, THE STREET

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Birdbrook

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1962

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 114090

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 74 SW BIRDBROOK THE STREET, 3/18 WEST SIDE Birdbrook Hall 21/6/62 GV II

Manor house, late C16, extended in C18 and C19. Timber framed, plastered with some painted brick, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3-bay main range aligned NW-SE with axial chimney stack. Crosswing at SE end, extending to the SW, with 2 external chimney stacks on NW wall. Stair tower in W angle. NE wall of main range advanced approx. 3 metres in C18, and rebuilt in brick, painted, enclosing one of the 2 external stacks and converting an irregular T- plan to an L-plan. NW crosswing of brick, painted, C19, with one external chimney stack, and single-storey lean-to extension to NW, enclosing the stack, C19. 2 storeys. SE elevation, central door with 6 fielded panels in Tuscan porch, C18. 3 tripartite double-hung sash windows of 2-4-2 lights, late C19. First floor, 2 similar windows and 2 double-hung sash windows of 16 lights, early C19, with some crown glass. Wooden parapet. SE elevation has one early C18 window of 2 fixed lights and one wrought iron casement in hardwood frame, with rectangular leaded glass. Some framing exposed internally. Jowled posts. In SE crosswing 3 transverse moulded beams, one double ogee with converging stops, the others ovolo with lamb's tongue stops. Cellar with late C16 floor over. Roof of clasped purlin construction with re-used rafters and steeply cambered tiebeam from a medieval roof, probably from a hall house on the same site. The NE pitch of the original roof is present within the lower pitch of roof built over the C18 extension.

Listing NGR: TL7070741190

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National Grid Reference: TL 70707 41190

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