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Latitude: 51.6424 / 51°38'32"N
Longitude: 0.1606 / 0°9'38"E
OS Eastings: 549597
OS Northings: 195943
OS Grid: TQ495959
Mapcode National: GBR RL.358
Mapcode Global: VHHMT.QZRB
Plus Code: 9F32J5R6+X6
Entry Name: Battles Hall
Listing Date: 29 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1337284
English Heritage Legacy ID: 118688
Location: Stapleford Abbotts, Epping Forest, Essex, RM4
Civil Parish: Stapleford Abbotts
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Stapleford Abbotts
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TQ 49 NE STAPLEFORD ABBOTTS HOOK LANE
2/19 Battles Hall
Manor house, mid-C17, altered in C18. Timber framed, roughcast rendered,
roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Original range aligned approx. E-W, with
C18 extensions to N, aspect S. 2 storeys with attics. S elevation, 2 C20
casement windows, one tripartite double-hung sash window, brick and tile lean-to
double porch. First floor, 4 casement windows, 4 double-hung sash windows of
16, 12, 4 and 16 lights respectively, early C19. One gabled dormer with 3 small
casement windows, C19. Roof hipped at E end only. Exposed beams above ground
floor end first floor, plain-chamfered with lamb's tongue stops, joists
plastered to soffits. Jowled posts, straight tiebeams, short arched braces
to them. Walls bricked and rendered up to first floor level only. Above the
original wallplates the walls have been raised by approx. 1 metre in the C18
to enlarge the attics. The name Battles derives from Richard Battaile and
others of his family who held the manor from 1165 (Morant, I, 175-6).
Listing NGR: TQ4959795943
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