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Description: Melbourne Hall
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 167661
OS Grid Reference: SE7512643235
OS Grid Coordinates: 475126, 443235
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8799, -0.8587
MELBOURNE MELBOURNE HALL
SE 74 SE
8/43 Melbourne Hall
House. c1780-90 with later wings to rear. Red brick in Flemish bond, stone
dressings, slate roof. Main font: 2 storeys, 3 bays. Centre bay breaks
forward to canted bay with central panelled and glazed door under fanlight
with radial glazing in architrave with pediment carried on consoles. Sash
windows with sills and glazing bars to right and left under flat gauged
brick arches beneath cornices on consoles. Right bay has large 15-pane
unequal sash with sill, left bay a sash with glazing bars and sill; both
under flat gauged brick arches. First-floor band. First floor: sashes with
glazing bars and sills all under gauged brick arches. Moulded eaves
cornice, axial stacks, hipped roofs. Left and right elevations each have
canted bays at the principal end which therefore project beyond the ends of
the main elevation. Rear elevation incorporates the former stable block
surmounted by an axial bell-turret with round moulded arches between
pilasters, dentilled cornice, and pyramidal roof with ball finial.
Interior: most original features survive including a selection of marble
fireplaces and a cut-string stair with stick balusters and a slender ramped
and wreathed handrail.
Listing NGR: SE7512643235
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Source: English Heritage
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