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Berden Hall, Berden

Description: Berden Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 121475

OS Grid Reference: TL4674629505
OS Grid Coordinates: 546746, 229505
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9447, 0.1336

Location: The Street, Berden, Essex CM23 1AJ

Locality: Berden
Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM23 1AJ

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Listing Text

Berden Hall
TL 42 NE 21/69 26.11.51


C16 red brick house with rainwater heads bearing the date 1655, and arms.
Originally rectangular with wings projecting on the west side. There are C17
additions at the rear and all the windows were altered at the same time. Each
side has 3 gables mostly with moulded copings and finials (some restored).
Two storeys and attics. The ground storey has some of the C17 mullioned and
transomed windows with leaded lights. The east front has a 4 window range
of casements with mullions and transom. The windows in the gables are 2-light
casements. Raised brick bands extend across the fronts between the storeys.
On the east front there is a central doorway with a 3-centred arch with a square
label mould, chamfered pilasters and an original panelled door. Above the
doorway on the first storey is a central sunk oval panel. The north and south
fronts have similar features. Roofs tiled, with 2 original chimney stacks
each with 4 octagonal shafts (restored) on rectangular bases. The interior
has an original staircase with an open square well and open balusters with
strapwork. (RCHM 3).

Listing NGR: TL4674629505

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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