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Description: Great Yeldman Hall
Date Listed: 7 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 114427
OS Grid Reference: TL7574338576
OS Grid Coordinates: 575743, 238576
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0178, 0.5597
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TL 73 NE GREAT YELDHAM CHURCH ROAD, West Side
4/34 Great Yeldham Hall
Manor house, c.1300 and early C16, altered in C18 and C20. Timber framed,
plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay crosswing aligned NW-SE,
c.1300, of a hall house to the SW of which the remainder has been demolished.
On its site, a 2-storey range of 4 bays, early C16. Internal chimney stacks
in crosswing, C17, and two in main range, C16 and C18. Aspect SE. C19
extensions to rear. 2 storeys. The SE elevation was jettied along its whole
length, now underbuilt. One 6-panel door, one 4-panel door with the upper
panels glazed, both with tented leaded canopies with scalloped edges. 4 double-
hung sash windows of 8 lights on ground floor, 5 on first floor, C18, with many
panes of crown glass. Continuous roof, hipped at the NE end. The interior
has jowled posts, chamfered beams with step stops, plain joists of horizontal
section, an original plank-and-muntin screen (a rare feature in Essex) with
2 reproduction Tudor doorheads, and at the head of the stairs, C16 pierced
balusters. The roof of the NE crosswing has a moulded octagonal crownpost with
wide straight braces, c.1300. The main range also has a crownpost roof, re-
using many of the smoke-blackened components of the roof of the medieval hall.
Listing NGR: TL7574338576
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Source: English Heritage
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