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Description: Great Hall of Eltham Palace
Date Listed: 8 June 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 200288
OS Grid Reference: TQ4241173987
OS Grid Coordinates: 542411, 173987
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4470, 0.0479
4412 COURT YARD SE9
Great Hall of
TQ 4273 59/W33
Circa 1479. Stone faced building of 6 bays with stepped buttresses between bays.
Cornice with gargoyles and restored parapet. Paired 2-light windows with cusped
heads under 4-centred arches. Transept-like North and South projections at West
end with deep niches on West faces, the Northern one blocked. Door, in right
bay of North face, has square hoodmould and restored carving in spandrels. Western
gabled end of old brick shows tenon holes from roof members of former additional
building. High pitched tiled roof.
Inside the hall upper walls stone faced, lower parts cement rendered, over brick.
Hammer-beam roof with double hollow-chamfered members. Restored pendants. Wood
gallery at West end a restoration of screens passage. Large double doors at
North and South of East end; and 2 blocked entrances under 4-centred heads in
East Wall. At West end projecting bays North and South with stellar vaulting
to roofs, long windows in ends. Rendered West wall has 2 doorways.
Listing NGR: TQ4241173987
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Source: English Heritage
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