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ALDHAM 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: ALDHAM HALL

List entry Number: 1306270

Location

ALDHAM HALL, BROOK ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Colchester

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Aldham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 23-Jun-1952

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 117311

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

ALDHAM BROOK ROAD 1. 5214 Aldham Hall TL 92 SW 11/2 23.6.52 II* 2. Medieval House built on an attenuated Z-plan containing Elizabethan details and C14 framed floors with barefaced soffit-tenons. Timber framed and plastered with ridged and gabled roof peg-tiled. The north front comprises 2 ranges in line with a break in the roof height and a red brick chimney stack central to each range. The stack at the south-west having 2 octagonal shafts. The south-west range has 2 gabled dormers and a central early C17 porch with carved vergeboards and finial. Windows sets of modern casements with old ovolo mullions between. Inside very good Elizabethan panelling and fireplace with pilastered overmantle all of pine. A semi-hexagonal tie-beam exists in the west wing, as a result of a C16 conversion to 2 storeys. Remains of moat. (RCHM 2).

Listing NGR: TL9184924860

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex North East, (1922)

National Grid Reference: TL 91849 24860

Map

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