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Little Maplestead Hall, Little Maplestead

Description: Little Maplestead Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114348

OS Grid Reference: TL8220134151
OS Grid Coordinates: 582201, 234151
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9759, 0.6514

Location: Little Maplestead, Essex CO9 2SL

Locality: Little Maplestead
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO9 2SL

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Listing Text

4/138 Little Maplestead Hall


House. C14 origin with C17 rebuild. C18 and C19 alterations. Double range.
Timber framed. C19 red brick facing. Plastered rear range. Hipped grey slate
roof with 3 gabled dormers to front range. 2 storeys and attics. 4
symmetrically placed red brick chimney stacks. 2 moulded bands. 2
symmetrically placed 2 storey bays with stone bands over windows. 1:1:1 window
range of vertically sliding sashes. Central enclosed red brick porch with
moulded brick pilasters and pediment. 4 panel door with light. Rear range.
Red tiled roof with C18 panelled door and fanlight over. Fluted columns and
open pediment. C18 small paned vertically sliding sash windows. Circa 1680
panelled door to left extension. Gabled dormer. Originally a C14 hall house,
on the site of the Commandery of The Knights of St. John of Jerusalem, Knights
Hospitallers. Many of the original timbers are incorporated into the C17
rebuild including the uprights and tie beams with mortices for 5 pegged arch
braces and split, heavily sooted roof rafters. C18 attic doors with
ironmongery. Circa 1850 staircase supported by a fluted column. Circa 1870/80
doors, architraves mouldings etc.

Listing NGR: TL8220234153

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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