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Description: Elmswell Hall
Date Listed: 15 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 281137
OS Grid Reference: TL9841664278
OS Grid Coordinates: 598416, 264278
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2409, 0.9047
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TL 96 SE ELMSWELL SCHOOL ROAD
5/34 Elmswell Hall
15.11.54 (formerly listed as The
Hall, Hall Lane)
Farmhouse, formerly manor house. Circa 1550-80 with major remodelling of
early C19, and mid C20. Timber-framed, encased in early C19 gault brick with
dentilled eaves cornice; some earlier plasterwork at rear. Concrete tiled
hipped roof. Two external C16/C17 chimneys of orange/buff brick and an
internal chimney of gault brick rebuilt in C20. 2 storeys. 3 windows. Early
C19 window openings with flat arches of painted finely-gauged brick: mid C20
aluminium casements. C19 entrance doorway with C20 half-glazed panelled door:
an open pediment of painted limestone on enriched console brackets: probably
reset from an C18 building. Interior: a late C16 crosswing of about 4 bays to
left has partially exposed framing: heavy principal posts and cambered
tiebeams. Close studding with evidence for ogee-moulded and 4-centred arched
doorways. Windbraced clasped purlin roof. To rear right is further C16 work,
much altered. A little C17 wainscotting. A partially infilled medieval moat.
Listing NGR: TL9841664278
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Source: English Heritage
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