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Description: Bovill's Hall
Date Listed: 17 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 119953
OS Grid Reference: TM1584417986
OS Grid Coordinates: 615844, 217986
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8188, 1.1304
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LITTLE CLACTON ST. OSYTH ROAD
TM 11 NE
7/113 Bovill's Hall
House. C15/C16 of possibly earlier origin with later alterations and additions.
Timber framed and rough rendered. Red plain tiled roofs. Off centre red brick
chimney stacks, to west and east ranges and external stack to west range.
L-plan with forward east range (right). The western range (left) with outshot
to left and centre gable. Right range gabled stair turret wall incorporated
into left range front wall. 2 storeys. 1:2 first floor windows to L-plan face.
2:2 windows to ground floor, that to left a bay, of various small paned
casements and vertically sliding sashes. C20 hipped tiled roof to porch at
inner angle, plank and muntin door. Internally much timber frame exposed with
close studding and heavy chamfered bridging joist. Halved and bridled top plate
scarfs. The left wing with later corridor below the gable. Jowled storey
posts. Arched braces to tie beams, original doorway, back to back inglenook
fireplaces one with semi-circular back. 2 C18 corner cupboards, and some
moulded doors. Early board front door. The 5 bay right range with similar
frame the stair turret now incorporated into the front corridor and with a later
staircase. The southern bay probably of older origin. Very large chimney
stack, back to back fireplaces, that to kitchen with brick firing arch and oven
over with cast iron door.
Listing NGR: TM1584417986
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Source: English Heritage
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