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Description: Wardens Hall
Date Listed: 20 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 118539
OS Grid Reference: TL5934206874
OS Grid Coordinates: 559342, 206874
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7379, 0.3063
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TL 50 NE WILLINGALE Wardens Hall
Farmhouse, presumed former 'Gentleman's residence'. Early C18. Of 'L' shaped
plan form and of two storeys mostly of pale red, Flemish bond brickwork, but
with rear internal angles of plastered timber framing and with red brick, slate
roofed, C20 gabled extension on south east corner. Lean-to range along rear
internal flank wall. Original block roofs of peg tile'and hipped at ends.
Two ridge line stacks on front block, are each side of the central through
passage. The north front is of 5 window bays with the centre 3 breaking
slightly forward. The first floor has 5 square double hung sashes with thick
glazing bars largish panes under segmental arched heads. On the ground floor
is a central 'Gibbsian' door surround with moulded cornice, simple block
rusticationand triple keystone, all in painted wood. Either side are pairs
of conventionally proportioned double hung sash windows under segmental arched
ribbed brick heads, right hand windows on both floors are painted dummies.
Interior of large north ground floor room has mid C18 panelling and mullioned
cornice, a pair of door surrounds with pedimented freizes and moulded
overmantel. Moated site. Said to have been built for Sir John Salter who died
in 1740 and was a Lord Mayor of London. Gives the impression of having been
only partially completed to original design.
Listing NGR: TL5933706942
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Source: English Heritage
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