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Description: Meesden Hall
Date Listed: 22 February 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 160354
OS Grid Reference: TL4384932495
OS Grid Coordinates: 543849, 232495
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9723, 0.0927
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TL 4332 MEESDEN MEESDENBURY
9/133 Meesden Hall
Rectory, now a private house. Circa 1710, front moved from E to S front
in early C19 with new porch and internal alterations, W entrance wing
1924. Red brick with a steep pyramidial old red tile roof. A tall square
2-storeys, cellar and attics Queen Anne house originally facing E, with
low stuccoed kitchen wing at NW. E front has plinth, floor band
interrupted at corners, moulded wood eaves cornice, hipped dormer on roof
slope with sash windows of 3/3 panes, and 5 windows on each floor spaced
2:1:2 with flat gauged arches, white projecting keystones, slightly
recessed box sashes with 4/4 panes and sunk panels in brickwork below
1st floor windows. LH windows made blind when front created on S and
former central doorway altered to a matching window. 2 RH Ground Floor
windows lengthened to French windows leading onto small terrace. S front
has regular segmental arched sash windows with 6/6 panes and symmetrical
front with 5 windows and central porch with full entablature and
blocking course, breaking forward over door. Panelled moulded surround
to flush-beaded door. Discreet panelled door in new shallow entrance
wing set back at W. (RCHM Typescript).
Listing NGR: TL4384932495
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Source: English Heritage
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