HILL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256432
Date first listed:
24-Sep-1971
Date of most recent amendment:
08-Oct-1996
Statutory Address:
HILL HOUSE, MARKET HILL

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Location

Statutory Address:
HILL HOUSE, MARKET HILL

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

County:
Essex
District:
Maldon (District Authority)
Parish:
Maldon
National Grid Reference:
TL 84998 07160

Details

MALDON

TL8407SE MARKET HILL 574-1/6/181 (South West side) 24/09/71 Hill House (Formerly Listed as: MARKET HILL (West side) Maldon Borough Council Offices)

GV II

House, at one time borough council offices. Early C19. Timber-framed and rendered with slate hipped roof with lead flat, and belvedere with pyramid slate roof and small-pane windows. Square plan with projecting basement forming platform, with wide curving flight of stone steps leading up from side to ground-floor level EXTERIOR: 3 storeys over basement platform; 3-window range. Thin pilasters at corners. 2nd floor has sash windows, the outer 2 with 2 vertical glazing bars and the centre with a central vertical bar and margin glazing. The 1st floor has 3 deeper sash windows, the outer with 9 panes and central with 6 panes and margin glazing. Ground floor has central porch with moulded cornice and fluted Grecian Doric columns; sides of porch are infilled with margin-glazed sash windows with yellow glass; 2 sash windows, now boarded up. The platform over projecting basement has elaborate cast-iron railings and is paved with exceptionally large stone (slate?) slabs. The front face of basement has a central entrance with paired pilasters and moulded cornice; either side are 2 wide segmental-headed window openings and 2 doors, the latter with Doric pilasters and cornices. Windows on basement and ground floor have rendered expressed arches with keystones. At time of survey the lower window and doors were boarded up. The south-east flank has Gault brick stack and later oriel on 1st floor. North-west flank has truncated stack and fire escape staircase. Porch at ground-floor level on rear. INTERIOR: good quality softwood timber-frame with central hall and staircase. Many internal fittings survive including contemporary staircase, doors and architraves.



Listing NGR: TL8499807160

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
464920
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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