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Battles Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Stapleford Abbotts, Essex

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337284

English Heritage Legacy ID: 118688

Location: Stapleford Abbotts, Epping Forest, Essex, RM4

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Stapleford Abbotts

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Stapleford Abbotts

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Description

TQ 49 NE STAPLEFORD ABBOTTS HOOK LANE
2/19 Battles Hall
II

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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