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Little Wakering Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barling Magna, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5613 / 51°33'40"N

Longitude: 0.7993 / 0°47'57"E

OS Eastings: 594127

OS Northings: 188429

OS Grid: TQ941884

Mapcode National: GBR RQR.4VN

Mapcode Global: VHKHN.S0WX

Entry Name: Little Wakering Hall

Listing Date: 27 July 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147384

English Heritage Legacy ID: 123078

Location: Barling Magna, Rochford, Essex, SS3

County: Essex

District: Rochford

Civil Parish: Barling Magna

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

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Listing Text

BARLING MAGNA LITTLE WAKERING
TQ 98 NW
LITTLE WAKERING HALL ROAD
12/35 Little Wakering Hall
27.7.59
GV II*
Hall house. C15 or earlier origin, C16 and later alterations and additions.
Timber framed and plastered. Red plain tiled roofs, crosswings to left and
right, the latter jettied to front and right return, with carved jetty brackets,
dragon beam and post. 2 storey hipped porch to right of the left crosswing.
Left return chimney stack offset with 2 diagonal shafts, 2 stacks to rear of
hall with 3 and 2 diagonal shafts respectively. 2 storeys and attics with 3
rear gabled dormers. 1:1:3:1 small paned vertically sliding sashes. Moulded
eaves cornice and central band to porch and hall. The porch has a chamfered 2
centred outer arch. The doorway has a moulded square head and jambs. 3 board
door. Rear stair turret and other extensions. The hall roof was raised C16 and
the stair turret added. Porch added at a later date. Exposed ceiling beams one
with a date 1599. C16 fireplace with mantelbeam over and brick moulding to
another fireplace. Fine Elizabethan staircase with solid treads and square plan
balusters. Some original roof construction. C18 firesurround. ?Smugglers
look-out in roof gablet with steps leading into it. The east wing was
originally longer and signs of the building can be seen in the garden wall. At
one time owned by Rev. Philip Benton, C19 historian. RCHM 4 (Little Wakering).


Listing NGR: TQ9412788429

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