Description: The Old Hall
Date Listed: 23 August 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 192443
OS Grid Reference: SK9518452501
OS Grid Coordinates: 495184, 352501
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0613, -0.5811
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LEADENHAM HIGH STREET
SK 95 SE ( west side)
4/5 The Old Hall
Small country house. c1600, c1700 and early C19. Dressed and coursed limestone
rubble with ashlar dressings. Hipped pantile roof with central ridge and rear gable
stacks. Raised quoins, moulded plinth and moulded ground and first floor lintel
bands, plus moulded cornice with downpipe holders. 2 storey. 5-bay south, entrance
front has a central doorway with bolection moulded surround topped by a large broken
segment pediment bearing the Beresford coat of arms supported by putti. 6-panel
part glazed door. Flanked on either side by 2 glazing bar sashes, and above 5-
glazing bar sashes, these upper and lower windows are linked by plain raised panels.
The west front has 5 narrower bays, with 5 glazing bar sashes to each floor Jinked
by plain raised panels. The east front has 4 bays, with 4 glazing bar sashes to
each floor linked by plain raised panels. Except for the third bay which now
contains an early C19 doorway with 4-panel door and overlight surrounded by an
ashlar pilaster porch with entablature hood. All the windows have moulded and
raised ashlar surrounds. The early C17 north front has 2 gables cross-wings, and
various cross mullion windows. INTERIOR: close string newel staircase with urn
finials, bolection moulded panelling to ground floor rooms with broken pediments
over doors. First floor has 2 stone architrave chimney surrounds, and oak panelling
in one bedroom.
Listing NGR: SK9518452501
Source: English Heritage
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