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Description: Bovill's Hall
Date Listed: 30 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 120397
OS Grid Reference: TM0538928795
OS Grid Coordinates: 605389, 228795
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9198, 0.9853
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ARDLEIGH STATION ROAD
TM 02 NE
6/52 Bovill's Hall
House. C15 or earlier origin with C18 and C19 alterations and extensions. The
original build timber framed, painted brick faced. Hipped grey slate roofs. 2
rear chimney stacks to front range. C18/C19 rear ranges of similar materials.
2 storeys and cellars. Of 3 bays with end and 2 central pilasters. 3 first
floor round headed double casements in square surrounds with shutters, similar
windows to returns. Ground floor. Right and left French windows, gauged brick
arches and shutters. Angled bay with glazed margins to left return. Central
moulded flat canopy supported by circular columns, moulded capitals. Moulded
surround, brackets, moulded dentilled cornice, panelled door with round headed
double lights. Interior features include exposed timber studs to left front
room, chamfered bridging joist and flat section ceiling beams. C19 panelled
rear room with moulded cornice. 6 panelled doors with moulded surrounds. Rear
dairy with flagstone floor, vertically boarded doors and chamfered bridging
joists, servants stairs from this room. Large cellars, brick pier supports.
One of the 4 manors of Ardleigh. Sandford Lambe was Lord of the Manor in 1796.
F.H. Erith "Ardleigh in 1796", 1978. RCHM 8.
Listing NGR: TM0538928795
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Source: English Heritage
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