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Old Court House

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

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Latitude: 51.8263 / 51°49'34"N

Longitude: 0.2414 / 0°14'29"E

OS Eastings: 554560

OS Northings: 216567

OS Grid: TL545165

Mapcode National: GBR MFF.FVP

Mapcode Global: VHHM3.4CH8

Entry Name: Old Court House

Listing Date: 8 August 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1299266

English Heritage Legacy ID: 353633

Location: Hatfield Broad Oak, Uttlesford, Essex, CM22

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Hatfield Broad Oak

Built-Up Area: 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


6/79 Old Court House


House, former Court House. C14. Timber framed and plastered with c.1800 red
brick front. Roofs are of pegtiles and generally gabled. Of 2 storeys with
catslide lean-to at rear and one storey extension with gable to east and glazed
lean-to. Long rear C17 extension with lower ridge line and lean-to on its north
side. Both gable ends of main block are rendered. Front of red Flemish bond
brick with random grey headers rubbed brick window heads and arches, string band
and moulded brick cornice. First floor has 4 tripartite double hung sash
windows without glazing bars. Ground floor has 3 similar tripartite double hung
sash windows with lobed plastered surrounds and keystones, set within semi-
circular arched recesses. The off-centre double entrance door is similarly
treated and has a segmental head with plain fanlight. Opposed flights of steps
with painted timber handrails. Off-centre small ridge line stack. Internally,
the high quality and massive timber frame is substantially exposed, with moulded
arch bracing to tie beams and bridging joists and closely spaced studwork. 2
contemporary door heads survive and a crown post roof of cross-quadrate form
with shaped bracing reaching up to soulace pieces. Large inserted ingelnook
stack with timber mantel beam and some C17 panelling.

Listing NGR: TL5456016567

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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