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Old Bouchiers Hall, Aldham

Description: Old Bouchiers Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 January 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 117332

OS Grid Reference: TL9153026413
OS Grid Coordinates: 591530, 226413
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9033, 0.7827

Location: Aldham, Essex CO6 3QU

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

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Listing Text

Old Bouchiers Hall
TL 92 NW 7/47
C16 house on returned L-plan shown as such on an estate map of the C17. The
north-east range in red brick, now painted, laid in mixed English/Flemish bond.
Tall gambrel roof hipped at east end gabled at west with bold modillion cornice
at the eaves. Projecting string at first floor with range of 4 pairs of 8 pane
hornless sash windows above and 3 matching windows beneath with front door of
circa 1800 in wide wooden case. The south-west ranges are of later brick in
Flemish bond with ridged and hipped roofs peg-tiled. Range of 4 sashes with
margin bars and no panes, also 4 on ground storey under brick arches. Inside
a good fire surround in wood and gesso with lion masks and egg and tongue and
festoons. Low panelling and bolection chair rail, Some studded walling may
indicate an entirely timber framed building of an earlier date. (RCHM 4).

Listing NGR: TL9153026413

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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