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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: 1307139



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

County: Essex

District: Tendring

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ardleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 120397

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6/52 Bovill's Hall

II -

House. C15 or earlier origin with C18 and C19 alterations and extensions. The original build timber framed, painted brick faced. Hipped grey slate roofs. 2 rear chimney stacks to front range. C18/C19 rear ranges of similar materials. 2 storeys and cellars. Of 3 bays with end and 2 central pilasters. 3 first floor round headed double casements in square surrounds with shutters, similar windows to returns. Ground floor. Right and left French windows, gauged brick arches and shutters. Angled bay with glazed margins to left return. Central moulded flat canopy supported by circular columns, moulded capitals. Moulded surround, brackets, moulded dentilled cornice, panelled door with round headed double lights. Interior features include exposed timber studs to left front room, chamfered bridging joist and flat section ceiling beams. C19 panelled rear room with moulded cornice. 6 panelled doors with moulded surrounds. Rear dairy with flagstone floor, vertically boarded doors and chamfered bridging joists, servants stairs from this room. Large cellars, brick pier supports. One of the 4 manors of Ardleigh. Sandford Lambe was Lord of the Manor in 1796. F.H. Erith "Ardleigh in 1796", 1978. RCHM 8.

Listing NGR: TM0538928795

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex North East, (1922)
Erith, F H, Ardleigh in 1796, (1978)

National Grid Reference: TM 05389 28795


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