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Little Wakering Hall, Barling Magna

Description: Little Wakering Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 July 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 123078

OS Grid Reference: TQ9412788429
OS Grid Coordinates: 594127, 188429
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5613, 0.7993

Location: Barling, Essex SS3 0HQ

Locality: Barling Magna
Local Authority: Rochford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: SS3 0HQ

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Listing Text

TQ 98 NW
12/35 Little Wakering Hall
Hall house. C15 or earlier origin, C16 and later alterations and additions.
Timber framed and plastered. Red plain tiled roofs, crosswings to left and
right, the latter jettied to front and right return, with carved jetty brackets,
dragon beam and post. 2 storey hipped porch to right of the left crosswing.
Left return chimney stack offset with 2 diagonal shafts, 2 stacks to rear of
hall with 3 and 2 diagonal shafts respectively. 2 storeys and attics with 3
rear gabled dormers. 1:1:3:1 small paned vertically sliding sashes. Moulded
eaves cornice and central band to porch and hall. The porch has a chamfered 2
centred outer arch. The doorway has a moulded square head and jambs. 3 board
door. Rear stair turret and other extensions. The hall roof was raised C16 and
the stair turret added. Porch added at a later date. Exposed ceiling beams one
with a date 1599. C16 fireplace with mantelbeam over and brick moulding to
another fireplace. Fine Elizabethan staircase with solid treads and square plan
balusters. Some original roof construction. C18 firesurround. ?Smugglers
look-out in roof gablet with steps leading into it. The east wing was
originally longer and signs of the building can be seen in the garden wall. At
one time owned by Rev. Philip Benton, C19 historian. RCHM 4 (Little Wakering).

Listing NGR: TQ9412788429

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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