Description: Monewden Hall
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 286506
OS Grid Reference: TM2455859386
OS Grid Coordinates: 624558, 259386
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1870, 1.2837
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16/3/66 Monewden Hall
Small country house. Mid C18 possibly with earlier core. Red Flemish bond
brick with a plaintile roof. Two storeys and attic. E-shaped plan.
Entrance front: 7 bays symmetrically disposed with a central projecting
porch with hipped roof. This has a central door of 8 raised and fielded
panels, probably of c.1930. At either side of the porch are 3 bays with
cross windows having splayed heads. Band of 3 bricks depth between the
floors and 7 cross windows to the first floor. Dentilled cornice below the
eaves of moulded brick. Seven 2-light hipped dormers to the attic.
Central axial ridge chimney stack. Attached at left is a single-storey
addition with hipped roof of the 1930s. Right hand side: two bays with
cross windows,band and cornice as seen on entrance front. To the centre of
the first floor is an oval window of the 1930s. Central flue, axial with
this wing to the ridge. Left hand side, masked at right by the 1930s
single storey addition but having two bays at left with cross windows to
the ground and first floors. Rear: projecting wings at left and right and
left of centre all with hipped roofs. The right hand wing has cross
windows to the ground and first floors, and slightly projecting plinth and
the band and moulded brick cornice, seen before and extending across the
whole of the front. Two-light hipped dormer above. The left hand flank of
this wing has two cross windows to both ground and first floors. The left
hand wing has 3-light ground and first floor casements and a 2-light hipped
dormer. The projecting wing at centre has cross windows to ground and
first floors and a plank door to its right hand side. Between the 3 wings
are single bays with cross windows to the ground and first floors. The
left hand of these 2 bays has a flat-roofed 1930s addition at ground floor
level connecting the central and left wing. Hipped 2-light dormer windows
to the attics above these.
Interior: not inspected.
Listing NGR: TM2455859386
Source: English Heritage
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