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Budworth Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Ongar, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7053 / 51°42'19"N

Longitude: 0.2453 / 0°14'43"E

OS Eastings: 555241

OS Northings: 203115

OS Grid: TL552031

Mapcode National: GBR MGZ.2TF

Mapcode Global: VHHMP.6DJK

Entry Name: Budworth Hall

Listing Date: 11 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1124075

English Heritage Legacy ID: 117822

Location: Ongar, Epping Forest, Essex, CM5

County: Essex

District: Epping Forest

Civil Parish: Ongar

Built-Up Area: Chipping Ongar

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Chipping Ongar with Shelley

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 5503 ONGAR HIGH STREET (W side)
8/107 Budworth Hall

GV II

Public Hall. c.1886. Built by Fothergill Watson of Nottingham with tower added
c.1887 to commemorate Queen Victoria's Jubilee. Given to the Town by the
Budworth family of Greensted Hall. Red brick built, with plain red tiled roof.
Of complex plan, the rear of 3 storeys with ½ hipped roofs acroterian to ridge
and projecting eaves. 2 storey forward crosswing to left with ½ hipped roof
and matching details to rear roof. This range with a 4 light oriel supported
by timber brackets to first floor and matching bay window to ground floor.
There is a ½ glazed door under a red tiled porch supported by brackets, and
a rear extension porch. Plaque - "Erected 1886" over bay window. Batten design
to first floor and various decorative bands, which continue throughout the
building. The Tower to the right of two stages, with hipped, red tile roof,
decorative cast iron ridge and weathervane. Clock face to each face below the
projecting eaves. 3 light window below clock to Bansons Lane face and two
lights to High Street; with segmental arches and heads. Hipped red tiled porch,
supported by 4 curved brackets. Double boarded doors with segmental heads and
decorative iron hinges. The clock faces set in square recesses with moulded
brick infill. Various moulded bands. Stone name plaque to centre front with
commemorative plaque below. There is an outshot red tiled roof between
crosswing and tower. To the right of the tower, and set back is a small turret,
with octangonal spire and finial, moulded brick "Tudor" windows to first floor
and two small lights to ground floor. 4 red brick chimney stacks with pilaster
strips, moulded caps and bases.


Listing NGR: TL5524103115

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