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Description: North Fambridge Hall
Date Listed: 30 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 117406
OS Grid Reference: TQ8504097152
OS Grid Coordinates: 585040, 197152
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6427, 0.6729
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NORTH FAMBRIDGE CHURCH ROAD
TQ 89 NE
North Fambridge Hall
House. Mainly c.1600, possibly of medieval origin, altered in C19. Timber
framed, clad with red brick in Flemish bond, partly painted, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 3-bay main range facing N, with axial stack in middle
bay. 2-bay crosswing to right, projecting forwards, and single-storey ancillary
building roofed with red clay pantiles to right of it. 3-bay crosswing to left,
projecting forwards and backwards, with central stack. Angle towers in both
angles, the front roof hipped, the rear roof gabled to the side. 2
single-storey lean-to extensions in front of main range, one with a sheet metal
roof. C20 flat-roofed single-storey extension to rear of left crosswing. 2
storeys and attic. Scattered fenestration, C19 and C20. Half-glazed door in
gabled porch. Left (E) elevation, ground floor, 2 mid-C19 sashes of 8 lights.
First floor, 2 similar sashes, and mid-C19 central sash with semi-circular head.
Central glazed double doors in simple doorcase with blocked overlight, radial
tracery and dentilled semi-elliptical canopy. The left crosswing has 2
ovolo-moulded binding beams, an early C19 recessed cupboard with arched head,
and early C19 folding shutters. The main range has chamfered axial beams (one
with lamb's tongue stops), plain joists of square and horizontal section, and a
large wood-burning hearth reduced for a modern grate. The right crosswing has
exposed jowls, chamfered axial beams with lamb's tongue stops, plain joists of
vertical section, and a clasped purlin roof with arched wind-bracing. RCHM 2.
Listing NGR: TQ8504097152
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