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Description: Eastoft Hall
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165390
OS Grid Reference: SE8064016236
OS Grid Coordinates: 480640, 416236
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6364, -0.7819
SE 81 NW EASTOFT LUDDINGTON ROAD
4/9 Eastoft Hall
House. Mid C18 or earlier, extended and refronted in mid C19. Brick, with
chamfered rusticated stucco to south and west sides of main range, rough
render to east side, colour-washed to rear wing. Stucco and ashlar
dressings. Welsh slate roof. L-shaped on plan: double-depth main range
with 2-room, central entrance-hall south and west fronts, the earlier
rectangular 3-room range forming the 2 east rooms and kitchen wing to rear
right. South front: 2 storeys, 3 bays. Moulded brick plinth. Entrance has
2 stone steps to stucco doorcase with pilasters carrying entablature and
hood. Panelled door beneath moulded lintel and plain overlight in stepped
reveal. 4-pane sash to left, tripartite sash to right with glazing bars.
Entablature with moulded cornice forming first-floor band. 4-pane first-
floor sashes. All windows with sills beneath channelled cambered arches.
Corbelled moulded brick eaves cornice with moulded ashlar corner pieces.
Double-span hipped roof. Side wall stack to right. Left return forms
secondary west garden front: 3 bays, symmetrical. Plinth, first-floor band
and eaves cornice similar to south front. Step to half-glazed panelled door
with engraved glass, beneath moulded lintel and plain overlight. 4-pane
ground-floor sashes with sills beneath keyed stucco arches. First floor:
tall central round-headed stair window with margin lights beneath channelled
and keyed stucco arch, flanked by 4-pane sashes in similar surrounds to
those of ground floor. Hipped roof with pair of C20 rebuilt ridge stacks.
Lower 2-storey kitchen wing set back to left has 6-fielded-panel door, small
8-pane first-floor sliding sash, lateral stack and tumbled-in brick to
raised left gable. Right return (east side): main range, ground floor, has
12-pane sash to left, 2-light sash with glazing bars to right; C19 3-light
mullioned and transomed window to right wing. First-floor band and stepped
-in upper storey to main range with three 4-pane sashes; small 8-pane first-
floor sliding sash to wing. Interior. Stairhall has small circular opening
to upper hall with moulded surround, open-well staircase with pulvinated
string, ornate splat balustrade and chamfered newel posts with carved
finials; upper hall has similar balustrade to circular well, a pair of
basket-arched openings with corbelled archivolts, moulded ceiling cornice
and circular stair light above the well with radial glazing bars in moulded
surround. Moulded cornices to entrance lobby, halls and all main rooms;
pilastered red marble chimney-piece to south-west room, Classical-style
columned wooden chimney-piece and overmantel to south-east room; original
C18 axial stack survives on east side, with C19 keyed round-arched grey
marble chimney-piece to north-east room. Panelled doors and window shutters
in architraves throughout, those to east rooms and kitchen fielded-
panelled. The stairhall details have similarities with those at The Old
Vicarage, High Street, Luddington (qv) and The Old Vicarage, Manor Road,
Adlingfleet, Twin Rivers parish (qv). A Hall is shown in this position on
Jeffrey's Map of Yorkshire 1775.
Listing NGR: SE8064016236
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