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Magdalen Laver Hall, Magdalen Laver

Description: Magdalen Laver Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 December 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 118112

OS Grid Reference: TL5113208375
OS Grid Coordinates: 551132, 208375
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7537, 0.1881

Location: Tilegate Road, High Laver, Essex CM5 0EG

Locality: Magdalen Laver
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM5 0EG

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Listing Text

5/21 Magdalen Laver Hall

- II

Manor house of C17 origin, mainly late C18. Main range of plastered brickwork,
rear wing timber framed and plastered, roofed with slate. Consists of main
range aligned approx. E-W, aspect S, with 2 external chimney stacks on rear
wall and one on W end, late C18, and rear wing at W end with one internal
chimney stack, comprising the residue of a C17 house. Single storey lean-to
extension in the angle, roofed with handmade red clay tiles, C19. 2 storeys.
S elevation, central 6-panel door with porch consisting of 2 fluted Composite
wooden columns and pilasters and C20 pedimented roof. 4-window range of double-
hung sashes of 12 lights, late C18, fording a symmetrical composition. Low-
pitched roof, fully hipped. Staircase with rosewood rail and 2 slender square
balusters to each tread, scrolled tread ends. Interior 6-panel doors complete.
Sash windows on ground floor have double-hung shutters below the sills, complete
and in working order. Some crown glass in these windows. Bolection moulded
wooden fire surround in W ground floor room, moved from elsewhere in the house
in C20. No framing exposed in rear wing except plain-chamfered ceiling beams.

Listing NGR: TL5113208375

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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