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Round Hill House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Lamarsh, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9979 / 51°59'52"N

Longitude: 0.7455 / 0°44'43"E

OS Eastings: 588573

OS Northings: 236834

OS Grid: TL885368

Mapcode National: GBR RK8.P9G

Mapcode Global: VHKFH.V1ZQ

Entry Name: Round Hill House

Listing Date: 21 June 1962

Last Amended: 12 November 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122858

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114870

Location: Lamarsh, Braintree, Essex, CO8

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Lamarsh

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Lamarsh Holy Innocents

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

LAMARSH LAMARSH HILL
TL 83 NE
(west side)
2/74 (25/539) Round Hill House (formerly
listed as House on
21.6.62 Lamarsh Hill opposite The
Chalet)
GV II*
House. Early C16, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered with some exposed
framing at front, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3-bay main range facing
NE, shortened by approx. 1 metre at right end, and 2-bay crosswing at left, with
internal chimney stack at junction. C20 single-storey extension behind right
end, and lean-to extension behind main range. C20 porch on right end. 2
storeys. Continuous jetty with 4 plain brackets, all joists exposed, and
moulded bressumer. 2 of the posts have semi-octagonal attached shafts with
moulded capitals. Exposed studding above jetty with 'Suffolk' bracing trenched
to the outside. Moulded bargeboards on crosswing gable. 4 C20 casement windows
on ground floor, 3 on first floor. Roof hipped at right. The interior has
exposed framing throughout, moulded beams and joists above all ground floor
rooms, with foliate carved stops on the beam of the crosswing. 2 moulded mantel
beams. Doorway to the crosswing with 4-centred arched head. Cranked braces to
tiebeams of main range. Edge-halved and bridled scarfs in wallplates. Both
roofs are of crownpost construction. In the main range there has been some
reconstruction where the right end has been shortened. In the crosswing a short
crownpost with axial braces is mounted on a half-height collar, a rare
construction in Essex. RCHM 4.


Listing NGR: TL8857336834

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