WALL ENCLOSING A GARDEN TO THE NORTH, WEST AND SOUTH OF ROCHFORD HALL WITH A SPUR WALL RUNNING FROM THE NORTHERN BOUNDARY TOWARDS THE RUIN OF THE NORTH WESTERN ANGLE TURRET WITH BARNS ATTACHED TO NORTH EAST BOUNDARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1307122
Date first listed:
27-Jul-1959
Statutory Address:
WALL ENCLOSING A GARDEN TO THE NORTH, WEST AND SOUTH OF ROCHFORD HALL WITH A SPUR WALL RUNNING FROM THE NORTHERN BOUNDARY TOWARDS THE RUIN OF THE NORTH WESTERN ANGLE TURRET WITH BARNS ATTACHED TO NORTH EAST BOUNDARY, HALL ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
WALL ENCLOSING A GARDEN TO THE NORTH, WEST AND SOUTH OF ROCHFORD HALL WITH A SPUR WALL RUNNING FROM THE NORTHERN BOUNDARY TOWARDS THE RUIN OF THE NORTH WESTERN ANGLE TURRET WITH BARNS ATTACHED TO NORTH EAST BOUNDARY, HALL ROAD

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

County:
Essex
District:
Rochford (District Authority)
Parish:
Rochford
National Grid Reference:
TQ 87083 90395

Details

ROCHFORD HALL ROAD TQ 86/8790 14/210 Rochford Hall. Wall enclosing a garden to the north, west and 27.7.59 south of Rochford Hall with a spur wall running from the northern boundary towards the ruin of the north western angle turret with barns attached to north east boundary GV II Wall and attached barns to north east boundary. C16 with later repairs. Red brick with some black diapering. English bond. The south east face runs north parallel to Rochford Hall Drive, where it is approx. 2-3 metres high. 2 later barns are attached to this length of wall, they face the garden. They are timber framed to front and returns, the wall acting as rear walls. The southern barn has a red tiled and corrugated asbestos clad roof, there is an aisle to the west face, straight braces to top plate and some hanging knees to tie beams, it is boarded internally. The northern barn is weatherboarded with a red plain tiled roof. Near the north eastern angle is a small gateway. The northern wall, running parallel with Hall Road is the tallest section, 3 metres or more and although covered by climbers and shrubs much black diapering shows. Off centre east of the northern face is a southern spur wall which may have been attached to the now ruined north west turret of the Hall. The south western face is 2-3 metres tall. The south west angle is south of the Hall and the southern face has 2 sections which angle further south and terminates to the south of the Hall. There are carriageways through the wall to north and south. The whole enclosed area is said to be approx. 8 acres. RCHM 2.

Listing NGR: TQ8708390395

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
123201
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex South East, (1923)

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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Date: 03 May 2006
Reference: IOE01/14823/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr M W Keogh. Source Historic England Archive
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