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Description: Reedness Hall
Date Listed: 14 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 164892
OS Grid Reference: SE7924823284
OS Grid Coordinates: 479248, 423284
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7000, -0.8011
REEDNESS MAIN STREET
SE 72 SE
5/33 Reedness Hall
House. Mid C18; renovations of c1980. Brick in English bond. Welsh slate
roof to front, pantiles to rear. Approximately square on plan; double-depth
with 2-room central entrance-hall south front and twin single-room wings to
rear. 2 storeys with attic, 5 bays; symmetrical. Plinth. 2 stone steps to
doorcase with plain frieze and moulded pediment, 6-fielded-panel door and 3-
pane overlight in reveal. Slightly-recessed C20 12-pane sashes in flush
wooden architraves with sills and rubbed-brick flat arches. Stepped and
cogged brick eaves cornice. Stone-coped gables with shaped kneelers.
Corniced end stacks. Interior. Fielded-panelled dado to entrance hall;
good open well staircase, panelled below, with ramped corniced handrail,
pairs of column-on-vase balusters to each tread, projecting tread-ends and
fielded-panel dado; coved cornice to stairhall; drawing room, ground floor
right, has moulded cornice, moulded skirting, elliptical half-domed alcove
with reeded pilasters and archivolt, and good later C18 composition chimney-
piece with raised central panel in frieze bearing paterae and garlands;
pilastered chimney-piece with moulded cornice to dining room, ground floor
left; window seat with fielded panelling to rear right; moulded cornice and
wooden pilastered chimney-piece to first floor left; first floor right has
fine carved pine chimney-piece with festoons, paterae, etc, and fielded
panelling beneath present wall covering: all main rooms were probably
originally panelled. Panelled window shutters, fielded-and-beaded-panel
doors in architraves and panelled reveals to main rooms.
Listing NGR: SE7924823284
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Source: English Heritage
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