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Description: Hazeleigh Grange
Date Listed: 30 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 117380
OS Grid Reference: TL8220403604
OS Grid Coordinates: 582204, 203604
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7016, 0.6353
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HAZELEIGH BURNHAM ROAD
TL 80 SW
1/22 Hazeleigh Grange
House. Early C17, extended in C17/C18 and early C19. Timber framed,
weatherboarded and plastered, partly of painted brick, roofed with slate. 3
bays facing E, with central stack forming a lobby-entrance. C17/C18 service
range to rear of central and right bays. Early C19 range to front, comprising
central entrance/stair hall and one room each side, with 2 internal stacks at
rear. Single-storey extensions with hipped roofs at each side of front block.
2 storeys with cellars. Ground floor, 2 C20 French windows. First floor, 3
mid-C19 sashes of 4 lights with some handmade glass. Central double doors,
half-glazed, in early C19 portico with 2 fluted columns, and conventional
ornament on frieze and soffit. Hipped roofs of shallow pitch with long
overhanging eaves. Curved primary tension bracing. The original building and
the rear extension have chamfered transverse beams with lamb's tongue stops, and
plain joists of vertical section. 2 large wood-burning hearths, much altered in
C20. The original front had oriel or frieze windows at both storeys, blocked by
the early C19 range, now exposed internally, with jambs and mullions of refined
ovolo section. Roof of original building rebuilt to a lower pitch with some
evidence remaining that the attic was lit and used. The entrance hall has the
original early C19 stair, with stick balusters. Original folding shutters. The
house was described in a detailed sale catalogue of 1817, at which time it had
recently reached its present form, except that it was then stuccoed. It was
known as Hazeleigh Cottage, and was the farmhouse of a farm of 54 acres, mainly
freehold. In 1717 it was called the White House. (Essex Record Office, D/DOp
B.123/40 and D/AER 30/171).
Listing NGR: TL8220403604
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