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Amberden Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Widdington, Essex

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Latitude: 51.953 / 51°57'10"N

Longitude: 0.2622 / 0°15'43"E

OS Eastings: 555552

OS Northings: 230698

OS Grid: TL555306

Mapcode National: GBR MCX.F40

Mapcode Global: VHHLJ.H5GN

Entry Name: Amberden Hall

Listing Date: 26 November 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170888

English Heritage Legacy ID: 121651

Location: Widdington, Uttlesford, Essex, CB11

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Widdington

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

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Listing Text

In the entry for:-


18/204 Amberden Hall

- 26.11.51 II

the address shall be amended to read:


Amberden Hall


Amberden Hall
(formerly listed as
Amberden Hall,
TL 53 SE 18/204 26.11.51 Widdington)


The remains of a mid C16 red brick house with an C18-C19 block on the north
front. The original house must have been of some importance having close by
a building which is said to have been a chapel. The present house was probably
the north-west wing of the original building which was built circa 1560. Nearby
the house there are the remains of 2 moats. The house has 2 storeys and attics.
The roof of the original block is tiled; with a central chimney stack with the
bases of 6 octagonal shafts. At the east end the ground storey and upper storey
windows are of original moulded brick and the ground storey windows are very
wide. A frieze of sexfoil floral design extends above the upper storey windows.
The interior is said to have original fireplaces. The C18-C19 block has 3 window
range of double-hung sashes with glazing bars and a central 6-panel door with
fanlight has a Doric porch with fluted columns. Roof slate. (RCHM 7).

Listing NGR: TL5555230698

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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