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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1170888
English Heritage Legacy ID: 121651
Location: Widdington, Uttlesford, Essex, CB11
Civil Parish: Widdington
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
In the entry for:-
TL 53 SE DEBDEN GREEN CROFT LANE
18/204 Amberden Hall
- 26.11.51 II
the address shall be amended to read:
WIDDINGTON GREEN CROFT LANE
DEBDEN GREEN CROFT LANE
(formerly listed as
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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