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Amberden Hall, Widdington

Description: Amberden Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 121651

OS Grid Reference: TL5555230698
OS Grid Coordinates: 555552, 230698
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9530, 0.2622

Location: Cornells Lane, Widdington, Essex CB11 3ST

Locality: Widdington
Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CB11 3ST

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-


18/204 Amberden Hall

- 26.11.51 II

the address shall be amended to read:


Amberden Hall


Amberden Hall
(formerly listed as
Amberden Hall,
TL 53 SE 18/204 26.11.51 Widdington)


The remains of a mid C16 red brick house with an C18-C19 block on the north
front. The original house must have been of some importance having close by
a building which is said to have been a chapel. The present house was probably
the north-west wing of the original building which was built circa 1560. Nearby
the house there are the remains of 2 moats. The house has 2 storeys and attics.
The roof of the original block is tiled; with a central chimney stack with the
bases of 6 octagonal shafts. At the east end the ground storey and upper storey
windows are of original moulded brick and the ground storey windows are very
wide. A frieze of sexfoil floral design extends above the upper storey windows.
The interior is said to have original fireplaces. The C18-C19 block has 3 window
range of double-hung sashes with glazing bars and a central 6-panel door with
fanlight has a Doric porch with fluted columns. Roof slate. (RCHM 7).

Listing NGR: TL5555230698

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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