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Description: Morgan Hall
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 129728
OS Grid Reference: SP1579701050
OS Grid Coordinates: 415797, 201050
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7080, -1.7728
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SP 1401-1501 FAIRFORD LONDON ROAD
(south side) East End
13/171 Morgan Hall (formerly included
in East End)
Large detached house set back from road. Late C16 (recorded as
Bakers in 1590), refaced in C18 and enlarged to east. Rubble
stone, faced in roughcast to north west, and in render on late C18
wing, with raised alternating quoins, hipped stone slate roof both
ranges, large ashlar stacks. Long E-shape range of 2 storeys and
attic, with single C18 wing on north east end of 2 storeys. West
front has 2-light C18 casements in moulded stone architraves, to
both floors along whole of west side, occasionally with timber
lintel and no architrave. Stone doorcase in northernmost arm of E
with pilasters, plain frieze, and moulded cornice, and recessed 6-
panel door, 4 fielded, lower 2 flush, in 2 leaves, with sundial
over. Southernmost arm appears to have been altered or is possibly
later. East side of original range has similar casement
fenestration, 4 windows, some 3-light, and 3 hipped dormers. C18
range on plinth has 4 large 12-pane sashes in moulded architraves
matching earlier ones, 3 on ground floor with door in bay 2 from
left formed by adding solid piece of wood to lower sash. Internal
shutters remain and some panelling in this wing, panelling also
intact in ground floor room in north west corner of original range.
Interior otherwise inaccessible. Reputed to have been a
Cromwellian stronghold during the Civil War.
Listing NGR: SP1579701050
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Source: English Heritage
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