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Prested Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Feering, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8435 / 51°50'36"N

Longitude: 0.7322 / 0°43'55"E

OS Eastings: 588306

OS Northings: 219629

OS Grid: TL883196

Mapcode National: GBR QKV.CYK

Mapcode Global: VHKG2.MXYN

Entry Name: Prested Hall

Listing Date: 29 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169450

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116430

Location: Feering, Braintree, Essex, CO5

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Feering

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Feering All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 81 NE

6/109 Prested Hall

- II

House, now an institution. C14-C17, altered in C19 and extended in C20. Timber
framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Complex plan
comprising a hall aligned approx. E-W, possibly aisled originally, OS, and C16
and C17 extension to the S, with an internal stack at the S end. Large C20
extensions to N, E and S, incorporating the historic structure in a larger
building used from 1934 as a nursing home, later as a residential institution.
Standing empty at time of survey, October 1986. 2 storeys with attics. Present
entrance elevation to N, 5 C20 casements with rectangular leading on ground
floor, 6 on first floor, 2 on attic floor. C20 double half-glazed doors with
sidelights. Carved inscription over door, dated 1934. The W elevation of the
historic structure comprises 2 gabled wings with a narrow gabled wing between
them; scattered fenestration, C19 and C20; 6-panel door, the top 4 panels
glazed, in C20 gabled porch; date 1527 painted on plaster. Jowled posts, heavy
studding with curved braces trenched to the inside, steeply cambered tiebeam
over hall with 2 solid angle-braces, chamfered axial and transverse beams, plain
joists of horizontal section, large wood-burning hearth facing N, clasped purlin
roofs. Early C17 oak panelling and C20 reproduction work. The wall framing is
much concealed by C20 interior finishes. Moated site. RCHM 3.

Listing NGR: TL8830619629

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