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Copford Hall

Hob Uid: 384210
Location :
Essex
Colchester
Copford
Grid Ref : TL9346022730
Summary : Medieval Bishops' residence rebuilt in the 18th centuryas a house and altered during the 19th century.
More information : [TL 9346 2273] Copford Hall [T.I.] (1)

Copford Hall. 8/136. Grade II.
Formerly a residence of the Bishops of London, but Bishop
Bonner (1540-61) was the last to live here. House rebuilt in
C.18 (? by Sir Robert Taylor) and altered in C.19. (2)

Copford Hall - name and description confirmed.
GP/AO60/56/1 : W. front. (3)

No longer thought to be the work of Robert Taylor, possibly confused with Coptfold Hall, Margaretting. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" 1925
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : "Ministry of Housing & Local Government. Provisional List of Buildings ...... 2191/11/A, June, 1959.", p.7
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 CFW 23-MAY-60
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Source Number : 4
Source : Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments
Source details : Correspondence with J Bettley of the British Library
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Medieval origin
Monument End Date : 1540
Monument Start Date : 1066
Monument Type : Bishops Palace
Evidence : Destroyed Monument
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Rebuilt C18
Monument End Date : 1799
Monument Start Date : 1700
Monument Type : House
Evidence : Extant Building
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
Display Date : Altered C19
Monument End Date : 1900
Monument Start Date : 1801
Monument Type : House
Evidence : Extant Building

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Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TL 92 SW 19
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON TL 92 SW 19
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1960-05-23
End Date : 1960-05-23