THE HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1309345
Date first listed:
05-Feb-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
18-Aug-1988
Statutory Address:
THE HALL, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE HALL, HIGH STREET

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

County:
Cambridgeshire
District:
East Cambridgeshire (District Authority)
Parish:
Witcham
National Grid Reference:
TL 46446 80056

Details

TL 4680 WITCHAM HIGH STREET (North side) 13/51 5.2.52 The Hall (formerly listed under The Hall, with Barn GV Gates and Gatepiers)

II

House. Circa 1700 with c.1840 Tudor Gothic remodelling of the facade. Brick, rendered. Plain tiled steeply pitched roof with embattled parapet on the front with moulded main cornice and end parapets. End stacks which are carried on moulded corbel at first floor. Each stack has three octagonal shafts, of gault brick rendered with capping and string course and all c.1840. Original L-plan includes a service wing at the rear. Two storeys and attic. Symmetrical front elevation of three first floor three-light cross frame casements. Central doorway in four centred arch has boarded door with cover strips and is approached by three steps with nosing. Two embattled canted bays with full length central casement flank the doorway. The service wing is of similar material and also has a plain tiled roof with a ridge stack. One storey and attic. Beyond is a dairy and other outbuildings. Interior: Symmetrical plan with room at east end having main beam with C18 panelled boxing and a small plaster coving. The open well staircase is original and of five flights and two landings. Closed string with square newels, toads back rail and turned balusters of vase-on-vase type. Tie beam and main beams are substantial with broad stop chamfers. There are C19 details such as white marble hearths. The house is cellared.

Listing NGR: TL4644680056

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
49581
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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Date: 27 Feb 2003
Reference: IOE01/09848/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Tree. Source Historic England Archive
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