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Hanley Hall, Hanley Castle

Description: Hanley Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 153241

OS Grid Reference: SO8151441934
OS Grid Coordinates: 381514, 241934
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0755, -2.2711

Location: Hanley Castle, Worcestershire WR8 0EQ

Locality: Hanley Castle
Local Authority: Malvern Hills District Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: WR8 0EQ

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Listing Text

SO 84 SW
3/100 Hanley Hall

House. Circa 1600. Timber-framing and painted brick with tile roof.
H-plan. Framed in square panels, with some studwork replaced by painted
brick. Two storeys. Left-hand cross-wing in two parts, the part projecting
forwards from the recessed centre being narrower with a lean-to addition
against its left-hand side. The gable of the rear part is exposed to the
left of the front gable. Both have struts between tie-beam and collar, and
V-struts above. The wing is of one bay, with the ground floor window pro-
jecting as a square oriel. The recessed centre is of two bays and has doors
in the left-hand bay and at the right. The right-hand cross-wing has a two-
storey canted bay window which has sashes with glazing bars on the ground
floor. The exposed truss is similar to those of the other cross-wing.
Chimneys at rear of hall and on left-hand walls of both cross-wings. Interior:
hall has two exposed moulded ceiling beams and an inglenook. Stair has stick
balusters. In the rear room of the right-hand cross-wing is a stone fireplace
with Tudor arch and re-set encaustic tiles said to be from Malvern Priory.
Above is an oak overmantel of two panels. The room is lined with square
panelling of early C17 type. The plaster ceiling has thin intersecting moulded
ribs and cast motifs which include fleur-de-lys.

Listing NGR: SO8151441934

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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