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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: 1308604



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

County: Essex

District: Maldon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Woodham Walter

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 10-Jan-1953

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 119179

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10.1.53 West Bowers Hall


House. C15/C16 with later alterations and additions including C20 right gabled crosswing which incorporates medieval timber. Exposed timber frame with arched bracing. Red plain tiled roofs. External left and right red brick chimney stacks, central chimney stack with 4 attached diagonal shafts. 2 storeys and attics. Original left range with central gabled stair turret and moulded bressummer to first floor jetty. Mainly 2:1:1 window range of vari-light C20 casements, excepting original 6 light mullion to left of stair turret, bay to ground floor left and 2 storey 5 light bays to C20 extension. Gabled attic dormers to rear and to extension return. Original 12 panelled nailed door with rails and muntins, vase and other carvings to surround. Interior features include fine C17 panelled room with pilasters. Carved and panelled fire surround, with segmental arches to overmantel. Jowled storey posts. Stop chamfered bridging joists. Moulded wall plate to first floor corridor. 2 original first floor brick fireplaces, one with stop chamfered segmental head, the other with stepped surround and segmental pointed head. Open well staircase with moulded handrail and heavy turned balusters. Ground floor room with C18 panelling and corner cupboard, possibly from elsewhere. Woodblock hall floor from Chelmsford Cathedral. Good quality side purlin roof structure. The present owner possesses a Heptaglottan dated 1669, author, Edmundus Castellos, owner of the house at that date. RCHM 10.

Listing NGR: TL7979407686

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National Grid Reference: TL 79794 07686


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