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LYONS 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: LYONS HALL

List entry Number: 1122469

Location

LYONS HALL, LYONS HALL ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 25-Oct-1951

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 113772

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

885 LYONS HALL ROAD BOCKING Lyons Hall TL 72 NE 10/87 25.10.51. II*

A timber-framed and plastered house built circa 1600 and enlarged in the C18. It has been extensively renovated and restored in the C20 and is now faced with pebble-dash. 2 storeys, attics and cellars. The windows are C20 metal casements with leaded lights. On the south front 2 small wings break forward with projecting gables on carved bressumers supported by carved braces with carved and moulded pendants. At the north end there is a third gable topped by a small open belfry. The north front has 2 projecting gables one with a carved bressumer on carved brackets, and the south front has 1 projecting gable with carved bressumer pendants and a carved spandrel beneath the bressumer. All the gables except on the north front have exposed timber framing. The south west corner has been opened up to provide a covered loggia. Roof tiled with 2 fine brick chinmey stacks, one with 3 circular shafts on a rectangular base. The shafts are carved spiral ornamentation and have moulded brick caps. The others (rebuilt) have 4 circular shafts on a square base and the shafts are carved with chevron and ribbed ornamentation and have moulded brick octagonal caps., The north front has one central gabled dormer. The interior has some good original features including C17 panelling, doors, ceiling beams and a square carved newel post which is carried up to support the ceiling. ROHM (5).



Listing NGR: TL7756625428

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex Central and South West, (1921)

National Grid Reference: TL 77566 25428

Map

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