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Description: Carlton Curlieu Hall
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 191046
OS Grid Reference: SP6955697114
OS Grid Coordinates: 469556, 297114
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5674, -0.9752
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Carlton Curlieu Hall
SP 69 NE
Country house. Dated 1636, possibly with earlier origins with alterations
late C17 and c1800. Ashlar with stone dressings and Swithland slate roof with
moulded stone ridge and side stacks. String courses and stone coped Dutch
gables with semicircular finials. Entrance front of 2 1/2 storeys and basement
with 5 gables and windows. On lower 2 storeys stone mullion and transom
windows with moulded eared architraves and mostly leaded lights. The
stonework and window at either end project forward on lower 2 floors and have
blocked 1-lights on ends. On 2nd floor, windows have moulded stone frames and
wooden mullion and transom windows. Central stone 2 storey porch. Rounded
archway with faceted keystone and a Roman Doric column either side. Stone
cartouche of arms over. Door with Tudor arch. 3 semicircular stone
steps. 2-light stone mullion windows in basement, some blocked. 1 storey
extension on left end. Avenue front, to right, has 3 Dutch gables, 3 paired
6/6 sashes on lower 2 floors and a 6/6 sash in each gable. Moulded eared
architraves on lower 2 floors. Blocked window. Rainwater heads here and on
entrance front dated 1871. 1 storey extensions in rear kitchen yard. Inside
are reset C17 panelling, C18 oak and pine panelling, bolection moulded stone
and marble fireplaces, and probably later C17 oak staircase with heavy turned
balusters and ball finials. Gable overlooking kitchen yard is inscribed
"Sep.24, 1636 I.O.T.O." The seat of the Palmer family since the C17. V.C.H.,
Vol. V, and Pevsner.
Listing NGR: SP6955697114
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Source: English Heritage
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