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Clipsham Hall, Clipsham

Description: Clipsham Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 6 June 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 186598

OS Grid Reference: SK9703516435
OS Grid Coordinates: 497035, 316435
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7369, -0.5642

Location: Church Lane, Clipsham, Rutland LE15 7SE

Locality: Clipsham
County: Rutland
Country: England
Postcode: LE15 7SE

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Listing Text


SK 91 NE BRADLEY LANE (East side)

4/29 Clipsham Hall



Country House of c1700 with wall of 1582 and mid C19 additions. Ashlar
with plinth and high hipped Collyweston slate roof. 4 moulded ashlar
ridge stacks. Very small parapet and moulded cornice. 2½ storeys. Entrance
front of 10 1/1 sash windows with moulded stone frames and keystones.
Central section altered mid C19 to break forward with 3 windows under
a pediment with cartouche of arms in tympanum. Below is a semi-circular
open porch with 4 Roman Doric columns up 2 stone steps. Above the modillion
cornice 3 carved stone crests of a head and 2 heraldic animals. Doorway
has pediment, cushion frieze and part glazed door. On the roof 6 dormers
with 6/6 sash windows. On left end a sash window both floors and 2 further
sashes to mid C19 1 storey extension to rear. Right end has further windows,
2 blocked mullion windows and a stone tablet with a coat of arms and
1582. Rear or garden front, has a portion centre left where the main
roof breaks forward hipped as in the French style. Right side stack,
4/4 sash dormer to front and similar to left side. Below a slightly pro-
jecting central section with a sash both floors either side. This section
has a Venetian door motif with a door of 2 part-glazed leaves, fanlight
over, and a 4/4 sash either side. Impost band. Over this doorway is a
sill band and a 6/6 sash within an elaborate pedimented frame. The pediment
at parapet level contains stone cartouche of arms. To left of central
portion a 2 storey projection with flat roof, further sashes and dormer
on roof behind. To right 2 sashes both floors and a dormer over. On extreme
right the mid C19 addition of 1 storey with low hipped roof, left projecting
stack and large canted bay, with sash windows. Inside some contemporary
features remain.

Listing NGR: SK9703516435

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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