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Lyons Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Braintree, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8991 / 51°53'56"N

Longitude: 0.5795 / 0°34'46"E

OS Eastings: 577566

OS Northings: 225428

OS Grid: TL775254

Mapcode National: GBR PHK.WWS

Mapcode Global: VHJJC.0J6H

Entry Name: Lyons Hall

Listing Date: 25 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 113772

Location: Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Town: Braintree

Electoral Ward/Division: Bocking North

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Bocking

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

885 LYONS HALL ROAD
BOCKING
Lyons Hall
TL 72 NE 10/87 25.10.51.
II*

A timber-framed and plastered house built circa 1600 and enlarged in the C18.
It has been extensively renovated and restored in the C20 and is now faced with pebble-dash. 2 storeys, attics and cellars. The windows are C20 metal casements
with leaded lights. On the south front 2 small wings break forward with projecting gables on carved bressumers supported by carved braces with carved and moulded pendants. At the north end there is a third gable topped by a small open belfry. The north front has 2 projecting gables one with a carved bressumer on carved brackets, and the south front has 1 projecting gable with carved bressumer pendants and a carved spandrel beneath the bressumer. All the gables except on the north front have exposed timber framing. The south west corner has been opened up to provide a covered loggia. Roof tiled with 2 fine brick chinmey stacks, one with 3 circular shafts on a rectangular base. The shafts are carved spiral ornamentation and have moulded brick caps. The others (rebuilt) have 4 circular shafts on a square base and the shafts are carved with chevron and ribbed ornamentation and have moulded brick octagonal caps., The north front has one central gabled dormer. The interior has some good original features including C17 panelling, doors, ceiling beams and a square carved newel post which is carried up to support the ceiling. ROHM (5).


Listing NGR: TL7756625428

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