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PARIS 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: PARIS HALL

List entry Number: 1146700

Location

PARIS HALL, HASTINGWOOD ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Epping Forest

District Type: District Authority

Parish: North Weald Bassett

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 22-Feb-1952

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 118211

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 488 072 NORTH WEALD BASSETT HASTINGWOOD ROAD 4/23 Paris Hall 22.2.52

GV II*

House, mid-C16, altered in C17, C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays aligned approximately NE-SW, aspect NW. Axial chimney stack in second bay from NE, forming a lobby-entrance. Chimney stack to rear of SW bay with short 2-storey wing beyond. Stair tower to rear of axial chimney stack. Lean-to garderobe extension to NE of stair tower. Single storey bakehouse/brewhouse extension NE of garderobe, with end chimney stack, C19. Single storey lean-to extension between stair tower and SW wing, patent metal glazing with roof of handmade red clay tiles. 2 storeys. 4-panel door, glazed in upper panels under shallow hood, C19. Ground floor, 3 early C19 double-hung sash windows of 16 lights and one C20 casement window. First floor, 3 early c19 double-hung sash windows of 16 lights and one of 12 lights over door. Axial chimney stack has inscribed letters HE at base (whose origin has not been determined) and 6 grouped octagonal shafts. Some framing exposed internally. Jowled posts, heavy studding with curved tension bracing trenched inside studs. Plain chamfered axial beam in lower NE room with step stops and bar. In same room, hearth with depressed arch, formerly plastered, now exposed, arch repaired. At rear of room above, unglazed window with 3 diamond mullions, complete. in upper room to sw of axial chimney stack, early C17 hearth with depressed arch, elaborately moulded jambs with diamonds at base, original plaster. C19 cast iron casement window at upper level of stair tower. C17 pine panelling with cockshead hinges at head of stair. Moated site. RCHM 6.

Listing NGR: TL4878207193

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 48782 07193

Map

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