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Toppinghoe Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Hatfield Peverel, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7747 / 51°46'28"N

Longitude: 0.5687 / 0°34'7"E

OS Eastings: 577312

OS Northings: 211565

OS Grid: TL773115

Mapcode National: GBR PK3.LM8

Mapcode Global: VHJJX.TN0D

Plus Code: 9F32QHF9+VF

Entry Name: Toppinghoe Hall

Listing Date: 2 May 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1147178

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115430

Location: Hatfield Peverel, Braintree, Essex, CM3

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Hatfield Peverel

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Hatfield Peverel St Andrew with Ulting All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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5/89 Toppinghoe Hall


One wing of a house, now a house. Late C16, altered in C17 and C20. Mainly
timber framed and plastered, one wall of red brick in English bond, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 5 bays aligned NE-SW, with axial stack in second bay
from SW end. At NE end, C20 extensions to SE forming a T-plan. 2 storeys. The
SW gable end is of late C16 brick. Ground floor, one C20 sash. First floor,
one original 4-light window with ovolo-moulded. jambs, mullion and transom,
square head and moulded label, all cement-rendered, the outer lights blocked.
In attic gable, one original 3-light window with ovolo-moulded jambs and
mullions, all cement-rendered, blocked. Above, square recessed panel, blank,
and rebuilt brick pinnacle. Other external features all C20. On ground floor
of SW wing, one large wood-burning hearth with depressed arch facing SW,
stripped and repaired, and back to back with it, large wood-burning hearth with
chamfered mantel beam with lamb's tongue stops, both of 0.33 metre brickwork.
On first floor, smaller wood-burning hearth with depressed arch and chamfered
jambs, stripped and blocked. Jowled posts, face-halved and bladed scarfs in
wallplates. Roof apparently rebuilt in softwood, not fully examined. RCHM 3.

Listing NGR: TL7731211565

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