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Warish Hall and Moat Bridge, Takeley

Description: Warish Hall and Moat Bridge

Grade: I
Date Listed: 10 September 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 122119

OS Grid Reference: TL5683322098
OS Grid Coordinates: 556833, 222098
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8754, 0.2769

Location: A120, Takeley, Essex CM22 6NZ

Locality: Takeley
Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM22 6NZ

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There is also a scheduled monument, Warish Hall Moated Site and Remains of Takeley Priory, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text

Warish Hall and
TL 52 SE 9/31 moat bridge
Late C13 aisled hall house with C17, C18 and C20 alterations. Timber framed
and plastered, with red plain tile roof. Wing projects at west end with hipped
roof. Two storeys. Five, one window range, C19 double hung vertical sliding
sashes with glazing bars. One ground floor bay window with red plain tile hipped
roof. Two small first floor oriel windows. One C15 vertical mull,ion window.
Two hipped gables at rear. Roof at east end is lower than main roof, and has
parallel range at rear. C16 red brick chimney stack and C20 red brick chimney
stack. C18, 6 panelled door, with small modern plain tiled pedimented porch.
Plaster eaves coving. Internally much of the original frame remains, two and
a half bays long with secondary rafters, tie beams and generally sooted roof.
Notched lapped collars. One original doorway. C17 east range has original windows,
one with its original shutter remaining. Good C18 detailing including doors
and staircase. Moated with C17 red brick bridge with C18 red brick walls and
blue brick half round capping. This was formerly the site of a Priory of St Valery
in Picardy and the present building is part of the Priory.

Listing NGR: TL5683322098

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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