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Description: Pavilion at South East Corner of Forecourt at Newbold Verdon Hall
Date Listed: 18 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 188550
OS Grid Reference: SK4427903758
OS Grid Coordinates: 444279, 303758
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6298, -1.3472
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NEWBOLD VERDON MAIN STREET
SK 40 SW
5/39 Pavilion at SE corner
18.6.86 of Forecourt at
Newbold Verdon Hall
Former pavilion block now a farm building. c. 1700 with C19 and C20
alterations. Red brick, plain tile hipped roof with plastered coved eaves
cornice probably replacing timber eaves cornice. The southern of a
symmetrical pair of pavilions which framed the axial entry to the forecourt
of Newbold Verdon Hall. The northern matching pavilion was demolished
c.1965. Similar to the SW and NW pavilions, but not as high and longer
single storey. In the north wall a central single window with upper part
blocked and later window inserted below, 2 similar windows in the south
wall, the right hand window completely and the left hand window partly
blocked in brick. The west wall has large C20 cart entries at either end
replacing earlier openings, a smaller C19 cart entry in the centre with
boarded doors and a blocked opening above. A c. 1700 window partly blocked
or infilled with a later window to either side of central entry. The west
wall is blank except for a central inserted and blocked doorway. Unless
altered all c.1700 windows retain rubbed brick flat arched heads.
Internally four roof trusses and plaster ceiling with exposed stop
chamfered principal beams. It forms part of an important group with the
house and other pavilions in the forecourt.
Listing NGR: SK4427903758
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Source: English Heritage
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