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Latitude: 51.9947 / 51°59'41"N
Longitude: 0.6945 / 0°41'40"E
OS Eastings: 585084
OS Northings: 236348
OS Grid: TL850363
Mapcode National: GBR QHW.VT7
Mapcode Global: VHKFH.0405
Entry Name: Sparrow Hall
Listing Date: 21 June 1962
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1337888
English Heritage Legacy ID: 115845
Location: Twinstead, Braintree, Essex, CO10
Civil Parish: Twinstead
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Twinstead St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TWINSTEAD TWINSTEAD GREEN
TL 83 NE (south side)
5/124 Sparrow Hall
House, late C16. Timber framed and plastered with gabled peg tile roofs.
All of 2 storeys but with attics over part. Plan consists of a large, wide
crosswing form block, an entry staircase and stack bay and lower block to the
east. The stair tower has its own gabled roof, at right angles to the crosswing.
Central to the composition is a large contemporary stack with tall base and
4 octagonal shafts as original. This has large fireplaces with, on the ground
floor, a lintelled opening to the hall and an arched opening to the crosswing.
The room over this has a smaller arched and chamfered fireplace with stone
facing. The newel staircase is substantially original and there are complete
door openings into the crosswing and from this into the 'baffle' lobby. The
crosswing storey posts have moulded corbels with chamfering. The windows are
leaded light casements, one with original ovolo mullions and one of the C17.
Some old doors from Pelhams Hall. Minor extensions with peg tile roofs at
the east end. RCHM 4.
Listing NGR: TL8508436348
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