Description: Knedlington Old Hall
Date Listed: 16 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 165231
OS Grid Reference: SE7311728094
OS Grid Coordinates: 473117, 428094
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7441, -0.8928
ASSELBY MAIN STREET
SE 72 NW
8/6 Knedlington Old Hall
(formerly listed as
16.12.66 Knedlington Old Hall and
House. Early-mid C17. Brick in random bond with ashlar dressings, pantile
roof. Square on plan with 2 parallel ranges to road and a third range at,
right angles behind them. 3 storeys, 2 gabled bays. Chamfered ashlar
plinth and ashlar quoins. Two 5-light chamfered mullion windows to ground
and first floors, each set with cyma recta moulded string course immediately
above. Second floor: blind 3-light chamfered mullion windows with chamfered
string course above, in decorative stepped and ogee-shaped gables with
finials to the steps and apex, shaped kneelers to quoins. Sundial to left
gable. Large ridge stack to each of front ranges with triple diamond set
flues. Other facades have mullion windows and similar string courses.
Tudor-arched doorway to left return, modern doorway to right return.
Interior: early C18 oak panelling to main reception room with bolection
moulding and narrow coved carved cornice. 2-tier chimney-piece with eared
fire surround with pulvinated frieze carrying pilasters with carved swags of
foliage. 3-panel doors on H-L hinges. Coat of arms in C17 painted glass in
window. Original splat baluster staircase unfortunately removed.
Listing NGR: SE7311728094
Source: English Heritage
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