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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.


List entry Number: 1122858



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Lamarsh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1962

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Nov-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 114870

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LAMARSH LAMARSH HILL TL 83 NE (west side) 2/74 (25/539) Round Hill House (formerly listed as House on 21.6.62 Lamarsh Hill opposite The Chalet) GV II* House. Early C16, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered with some exposed framing at front, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3-bay main range facing NE, shortened by approx. 1 metre at right end, and 2-bay crosswing at left, with internal chimney stack at junction. C20 single-storey extension behind right end, and lean-to extension behind main range. C20 porch on right end. 2 storeys. Continuous jetty with 4 plain brackets, all joists exposed, and moulded bressumer. 2 of the posts have semi-octagonal attached shafts with moulded capitals. Exposed studding above jetty with 'Suffolk' bracing trenched to the outside. Moulded bargeboards on crosswing gable. 4 C20 casement windows on ground floor, 3 on first floor. Roof hipped at right. The interior has exposed framing throughout, moulded beams and joists above all ground floor rooms, with foliate carved stops on the beam of the crosswing. 2 moulded mantel beams. Doorway to the crosswing with 4-centred arched head. Cranked braces to tiebeams of main range. Edge-halved and bridled scarfs in wallplates. Both roofs are of crownpost construction. In the main range there has been some reconstruction where the right end has been shortened. In the crosswing a short crownpost with axial braces is mounted on a half-height collar, a rare construction in Essex. RCHM 4.

Listing NGR: TL8857336834

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National Grid Reference: TL 88573 36834


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