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Aldham Hall, Aldham

Description: Aldham Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 117311

OS Grid Reference: TL9184924860
OS Grid Coordinates: 591849, 224860
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8893, 0.7865

Location: 3 Brook Road, Aldham, Essex CO6 3RW

Locality: Aldham
Local Authority: Colchester Borough Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO6 3RW

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Listing Text

Aldham Hall
TL 92 SW 11/2 23.6.52
Medieval House built on an attenuated Z-plan containing Elizabethan details and
C14 framed floors with barefaced soffit-tenons. Timber framed and plastered
with ridged and gabled roof peg-tiled. The north front comprises 2 ranges in
line with a break in the roof height and a red brick chimney stack central to
each range. The stack at the south-west having 2 octagonal shafts. The south-west
range has 2 gabled dormers and a central early C17 porch with carved vergeboards
and finial. Windows sets of modern casements with old ovolo mullions between.
Inside very good Elizabethan panelling and fireplace with pilastered overmantle
all of pine. A semi-hexagonal tie-beam exists in the west wing, as a result
of a C16 conversion to 2 storeys. Remains of moat. (RCHM 2).

Listing NGR: TL9184924860

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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