Description: Old Hall
Date Listed: 21 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 191373
OS Grid Reference: SP7084787037
OS Grid Coordinates: 470847, 287037
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4767, -0.9583
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LUBENHAM OLD HALL LANE
SP 7087-7187 (east side)
7/46 Old Hall
(formerly listed as the
21.7.51 Old House)
House, fragment of a large H-plan house. Late C16 with early C18 alterations,
reduced c1774, C20 alterations. Ironstone and brick. Slate roof with 2 brick
gable stacks. South front: 2 storeys, 5 bays. Originally brick, refaced in
stone, early C18. Chamfered plinth. Blank centre flanked by 2 pairs of cross
windows. Above, between floors, a single cross window with above to left and
right,another 2 pairs of cross windows. All windows C20 with stone cills and
wooden lintels. West gable end wall has a blocked 4-light stone mullioned window,
with ovolo-moulded mullions, and hoodmould, probably late C16. Interior: 3
chamfered main beams with run-out stops. Charles I is reported to have lodged
here on the eve of the Battle of Naseby.
J Nichols II,11 699 and illus opp 701. VCH, V, 220.
Listing NGR: SP7084787037
Source: English Heritage
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