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Description: Wickham Hall
Date Listed: 10 January 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 119091
OS Grid Reference: TL8309810592
OS Grid Coordinates: 583098, 210592
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7641, 0.6519
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TL 81 SW WICKHAM BISHOPS LANGFORD ROAD
Manor house. C16 or earlier origin with c18 and later alterations and
additions. Timber framed and plastered. C18 facade red brick with black
headers. Red plain tiled double range main roofs and various hipped roofs to
left and rear. 4 red brick chimney stacks, that to valley with attached
diagonal shafts. The main range of 2 storeys and attics and 2 gables. Various
single and 2 storey ranges to left. Main range with 2 bands, 2 windows to
gables, 3 to first floor and 2 to ground floor, all vertically sliding sashes
with glazing bars and horns. Central C19 open red tiled porch on timber
supports. 2 panelled door with coloured glass margins, moulded surround, frieze
and reveal panels. The front single storey left range hipped to left with 2
windows. Interior features include stick staircase and stop chamfered bridging
joists. There is a diamond leaded window containing 11 medieval stained glass
quarries, 10 depict birds and one a tree. The window is not in-situ but has
been recorded since C18. Formerly a palace of the Bishops of London. It is
possible that traces of older buildings remain under the present decorations.
Moated site. RCHM 2.
Listing NGR: TL8309810592
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Source: English Heritage
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