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Ulting Hall, Ulting

Description: Ulting Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 119076

OS Grid Reference: TL8111409104
OS Grid Coordinates: 581114, 209104
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7513, 0.6224

Location: Ulting Hall Road, Ulting, Essex CM9 6QR

Locality: Ulting
Local Authority: Maldon District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM9 6QR

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Listing Text


Ulting Hall


Manor House. C16 or earlier with later additions and alterations including
fine late C18 early C19 hall, staircase and study. Timber framed and rough
rendered. Red plain tiled roofs. 2 rear red brick chimney stacks, one with
attached diagonal and the other square cross plan shafts. 2 storeys, attics and
cellar. Right and left tripartite small paned vertically sliding sashes,
(single light internally) central single light window to first floor. Central
double doors with glazing bars to top lights, reveal panels, imposts and
keystone to moulded segmental arched surround. Of complex plan now with central
stairwell and various gabled rear wings. Internal features. Some of the
original frame is exposed with heavy studs, side girts and top plates to an
early roof raise. The 2 large brick chimney stacks now with later fireplaces.
In a rear room a thick round headed archway of painted brick leads into a store
room, the archway cut through an old chimney stack. The fine circa 1800 hall
with 5 moulded modillions, anthemion and palmette moulding to cornices; moulded
wainscots and moulded architraves. 6 panelled doors lead through moulded
pilasters to the circular stairwell, circular stick staircase with wreathed
handrail and moulded open string. There is a tall alcove and 3 curved and
panelled doors with moulded surrounds to the circular walls. The dome, with
glazing bars has a pointed stained glass finial. Tuscan columns at the rear of
the hall with moulded capitals and bases support the first floor stage. The
study is panelled, has an arcade of 2 columns with foliate capitals before the
recessed round headed window with panelled side cupboards. Fine Adam style
fireplace. False panelled shutters to front window. Forget-me-not and Lily of
the Valley mouldings to cornice. Bedroom with moulded wardrobe and drawers.
Moulded mirror surround and panelling to games room. Drawing room and one
bedroom with large bow windows. Stone flag dairy floor. Pump in kitchen. Large
cellar of several builds with vaulted arches to one bay and brick floor
throughout. Documentary research attributes ownership of the manor by Hecen
1066, the Bainards, Fitzgilberts, Fitzwalters, De Ultings, Bourchiers and Parrs
to Thomas Heneage in 1626, after 1730 to Voice, Nethercoat, Gower and Nicholson
1874. RCHM 5.

Listing NGR: TL8111409104

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Source: English Heritage

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