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Barrington Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hatfield Broad Oak, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8359 / 51°50'9"N

Longitude: 0.2479 / 0°14'52"E

OS Eastings: 554972

OS Northings: 217645

OS Grid: TL549176

Mapcode National: GBR MF7.X1R

Mapcode Global: VHHM3.73WX

Entry Name: Barrington Hall

Listing Date: 21 July 1975

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097470

English Heritage Legacy ID: 353556

Location: Hatfield Broad Oak, Uttlesford, Essex, CM22

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Hatfield Broad Oak

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Hatfield Broad Oak St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 51 NW & TL 51 NE HATFIELD BROAD OAK

3/1 & 4/1 Barrington Hall
21/07/75
GV II*

Mansion, now offices. c.1734 and mid C19. Of red brick with stone dressings
and rusticated stone quoins. The composition is broken down into smaller units
of 2 and 3 storeys, with a basement at the west end. All have balustraded
parapets and modillioned cornices. The ground storey of the west front is of
smooth rusticated masonry and the parapet has elaborate arched pillared corners
with octagonal turrets. There are a number of ornamental shaped 'Dutch' gables.
The centre block on the south front has a centre piece with carved figures. The
windows are varied in size and proportion, but are casements with stone
transoms, mullions and architraves. The centre block on the south front has a
semi-circular arched doorway with oriel bay window above. The wing to the east
is plain on the north side and has 5 semi-circular windows with fan glazing
pattern. The interior of this service wing contains C18 brick cross vaulted
cellars on square piers. The fabric of the main block is substantially that of
the C18 mansion and some door surrounds and rococo plasterwork survive from this
period. A fine carved chimney piece in the saloon was described by Mullman in
1771.


Listing NGR: TL5497217645

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