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Description: Hallaton Manor
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 190823
OS Grid Reference: SP7824795848
OS Grid Coordinates: 478247, 295848
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5549, -0.8473
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SP79 NE HALLATON CRANOE ROAD (South Side)
4/48 Hallaton Manor
Country House. Circa 1845. Finely coursed banded ironstone rubble with limestone
ashlar dressings, Swithland and Welsh slate roof. In a picturesque mediaeval
style. 2 storeyed. Entrance front of three bays with central four storey tower
over entrance. Canted and embattled porch with 2 centred arch doorway with hood
mould and corbel heads and shields in the spandrels. Tower above has angle buttresses
which form pinnacles and mullioned and transomed window on each floor. Embattled
parapet with central gable containing shield and emblem. Octagonal staircase
turret in one corner. Outer bays have mullioned and transomed windows of 2 and
3-lights and there is an additional lower bay recessed to the left. Coped end
gables with small octagonal pinnacles decorated with crowns. Embattled parapet
across this facade and the garden front. Garden front is of five bays, not quite
symmetrical, with outer slightly projecting gables. Left hand gable has full
height canted bay window with embattled parapet and mullioned and transomed lights.
Central bays have 2-light mullioned and transomed windows on each floor to left,
squared and embattled ground floor bay window to right with four mullioned and
transomed lights. 3-light mullioned and transomed window above flanked by ornamental
slits. Right hand gable has 3-light mullioned and transomed ground floor window
and 2-light oriel window above, corbelled out. 3-light mullioned and transomed
windows in far right hand bay. All windows have drop ended hood moulds with
shields etc., as label stops. Recessed to the right is a mid C19 conservatory.
Massive curved glass structure with no differentiation between roof and wall
springing from ironstone plinth with rear brick wall. Adjoining this a length
of garden wall, of coursed ironstone rubble with limestone ashlar copings.
Listing NGR: SP7824795848
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Source: English Heritage
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