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Description: New Hall
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 183501
OS Grid Reference: SD6620935418
OS Grid Coordinates: 366209, 435418
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8139, -2.5147
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SD 63 NE
1/16 New Hall
House, 1665. Sandstone rubble with stone slate roof now largely missing.
L-plan. A symmetrical composition of 3 storeys, with one gabled bay on
each side of 3-storey gabled porch. Windows double-chamfered with mullions
and hoods. Those to the outer bays are of 4 lights except for the left-
hand one on the ground floor which is of 5. The porch has a window of 3
lights on the 1st floor and 2 on the 2nd floor. Above the 1st floor window
is a stone panel carved with a dog. The outer porch doorway has a
chamfered surround with 'GT [George Talbot] 1665' inscribed on the lintel.
The inner door surround is chamfered with a cambered head. Gables coped
with kneelers. Chimney, with brick cap, on ridge in line with right-hand
side of porch. Central part of left-hand gable wall now collapsed (June
1985). The rear wall of this south-west part of the house has a 2-light
window on the ground and 1st floors. At the left, viewed from the rear, is
a gabled wing which has a Cl9 ground-floor window with plain stone
surround and flat-faced mullion. On each of the other floors there is a
4-light and a 2-light C17 window, the right-hand one on the 1st floor
blocked. At the left is a C19 single-storey gabled porch. The outer
doorway has a chamfered stone surround with Tudor arch. The north-east
gable wall of the house has 3 ground-floor windows with plain reveals, a
blocked C17 window on the 1st floor and a 2-light 2nd floor window.
Interior not fully accessible at time of survey. Front door opens into a
corridor between 2 solid walls. At the rear of this is a Cl9 dog-leg stair
with stick balusters. To the right of the corridor are 2 rooms, a smaller
one at the front, and a larger one at the rear which has boxed beams and a
fireplace with C19 grate. To the left of the corridor the main room is
largely filled by debris and has a collapsed boxed beam.
Listing NGR: SD6620935418
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Source: English Heritage
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