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Description: Hall Farmhouse
Date Listed: 24 November 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 187777
OS Grid Reference: SK3854617603
OS Grid Coordinates: 438546, 317603
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7547, -1.4303
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SK 31 NE COLEORTON ASHBY ROAD
3/9 Hall Farmhouse
Farmhouse, late C18. Brick with tiled roof. 3 storeys, 3 bays with
symmetrical facade. Central doorway with C19 porch. Sash windows with
brick heads. Stone string course above ground floor. 3 storey wing to
left, of one bay.
Sir George Beaumont lived here for a while during the rebuilding of the
hall. William and Dorothy Wordsworth were visitors here between 1806-8,
and Wordsworth wrote his sonnet on the conquest of Switzerland by Napoleon
David Wilkie painted 'The Blind Fiddler' in the kitchen.
Listing NGR: SK3854617603
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Source: English Heritage
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