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Berwick Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Toppesfield, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0065 / 52°0'23"N

Longitude: 0.5271 / 0°31'37"E

OS Eastings: 573551

OS Northings: 237241

OS Grid: TL735372

Mapcode National: GBR PGB.234

Mapcode Global: VHJHR.3T0Q

Entry Name: Berwick Hall

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122992

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114489

Location: Toppesfield, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Toppesfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Toppesfield St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

6/4 Berwick Hall

House, early C17, altered in C18 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed
with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays aligned N-S, aspect E, with 2 internal
rear chimney stacks, and rear wing from S bay, forming an L-plan, with internal
chimney stack at the junction, and C18/19 extension beyond, with internal
chimney stack. C18 extension to rear of main range, forming 3 gables to W,
and small 2-storey extension in the angle. 2 storeys and unlit attic in main
building, single storey with attics in most westerly extension. French window
and 3 tripartite double-hung sash windows on ground floor, 4 on first floor,
all late C19. Roof hipped to N andS. S chimney stack has recessed panel, now
blank, reported by the RCHM to have formerly contained an inscribed date 1635.
In upper W elevation, one C18 window of 3 fixed lights. The interior has beam
with lamb's tongue and bar stops, and half-height jowls on the storey posts
with decorative serrated fringes, original. One beam is elaborately carved
with a foliate design. The staircase has fretted flat balusters, mainly
original, with some reproduction work. Clasped purlin roof with original
rebated floor boards and original partitions of wattle and daub in attic.
Moated site. RCHM 3.

Listing NGR: TL7355137241

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