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Down Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hatfield Heath, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7959 / 51°47'45"N

Longitude: 0.2065 / 0°12'23"E

OS Eastings: 552255

OS Northings: 213108

OS Grid: TL522131

Mapcode National: GBR MFR.C0Y

Mapcode Global: VHHM8.J4J3

Entry Name: Down Hall

Listing Date: 14 December 1983

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186292

English Heritage Legacy ID: 353669

Location: Hatfield Heath, Uttlesford, Essex, CM22

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Hatfield Heath

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Hatfield Heath Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


5/113 Down Hall

The address shall be amended to read: MATCHING ROAD, HATFIELD

Down Hall



5/113 Down Hall

Mansion of Mannerist Italianate character. 1871-73 by Cockerell the younger.
Structure of concrete with stone and stucco and 'scraffito' decorative panels.
Main rectangular block of 2 storeys with hipped slate roof. On south west and
north west corners are 3 storey pyramid roofed pavilions, linked on ground
floor by a colonnaded loggia. Above this is a recessed centre block with
originally a balustraded roof terrace now covered by a C20 slate hung third
storey. The main south east front has a narrow projecting centre bay and wider
projecting corner blocks with rusticated pilasters. In the centre a projecting
enclosed porch, with pedimented door case, piers with ball finials and semi-
circular sides with curved plate glass windows. Over, a semi-dome with roof
light oculus. Above the projecting centre is a raised attic, with open pediment
and blank Diocletian arch motif with central circular window. The first floor
has double hung sash windows with single central glazing bars. Ground floor has
large mullioned and transomed windows with large plate glass glazing. Large
stacks with a pair of Tuscan columns attached to a central brick block.
Projecting from the north west corner is a 2 storey service wing, with similar
decoration and 2 pedimented projections each with blind Diocletian arch motif.
This has a block parapet and hipped slate roof. Quadrant walls with piers and
urn finials project forward to enclose an entrance court.

Listing NGR: TL5225513108

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