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Wayland Hall, Ridgewell

Description: Wayland Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 June 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 114127

OS Grid Reference: TL7377440952
OS Grid Coordinates: 573774, 240952
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0397, 0.5323

Location: A1017, Ridgewell, Essex CO9 4RZ

Locality: Ridgewell
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO9 4RZ

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Listing Text

6/19 Wayland Hall, formerly
21/6/62 listed as Tudor


Hall house, late medieval, extended in C17, C19 and C20. Timber framed,
plastered, roof thatched. 2-bay hall house aligned NW-SE, extended to SE by
2 bays in early C17, with axial chimney stack at the junction, C17. C19
extension to SE roofed with handmade red clay tiles, and C20 extension to NE
of it. Aspect SW. 2 storeys. C20 door and 5 C20 casement windows, 6 more
on first floor. Roof hipped to NW, half-hipped to SE where it joins the C19
extension. Chimney stack has 2 octagonal shafts. One original window with
3 diamond mullions in rear elevation of earlier building at first-floor level,
now glazed. The interior has jowled posts, heavy studding, an edge-forked scarf
with 3 face-pegs in one tiebeam (of which no other examples are known at the
time of the survey, 1983), smoke-blackened simple rafter roof in the original
part, and some re-used smoke-blackened rafters in the C17 part. The floor in
the original part has been wholly rebuilt in the C20. The floor in the C17
part has a plain-chamfered axial beam and joists of horizontal section.

Listing NGR: TL7377440952

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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