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Description: Brandon Old Hall
Date Listed: 19 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 193186
OS Grid Reference: SK9041248338
OS Grid Coordinates: 490412, 348338
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0247, -0.6535
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SK 94 NW HOUGH-ON-THE-HILL BACK LANE
BRANDON (east side)
Brandon Old Hall (Formerly
3/96 listed as Brandon Old Hall
19-2-52 and garden wall)
House. Early C16, 1637, C18, C19, C20. Coursed dark gold bands of
ironstone, light gold bands of ironstone, narrow bands of blue lias
and limestone ashlar dressings, slate, plaintile and pantile roofs with
stone coped gables, finials, slight kneelers and 2 coped stone ridge
stacks. L-plan with C16 and C17 west range and lower C18 and
C19 range at rear. 2 storeys and garret, 5 bay west front. Ironstone
banded wall and window, below first floor moulded stringcourse of C16.
Inserted rectangular headed doorway with ashlar surround and panel door
to south with single rectangular window to south and 2 rectangular
windows to north. All the windows are of 3 pointed stone lights with
moulded mullions. Upper storey, includingnarrow bands of blue lias
added in 1637 as were the quoins. 5 windows with 3, three light mullion
windows alternating with 2, two light mullion windows. Between the
second window from the north and the third is a datestone inscribed "1637 PRE"
South return of early C17 masonry with first and second floor moulded
stringcourses. Low C20 ground floor rectangular bay windows with a
3 light mullion window above and another 3 light mullion window with a
moulded cornice in the gable. East front has a central doorway inserted
into mullion window, with plain door and moulded cornice above. Say
to the south of 1637 with 3 light mullion window with moulded cornice and
another 3 light mullion window above. Banded masonry begins just south
of door with a 3 light mullion window with cornice to north, another
3 light mullion window above and 2 light mullion window over door. Small
C20 dormer with casement over north bay. C18 and C19 brick extension to
west with irregular fenestration, C20 casements with glazing bars and
wooden lintels. Doorway in north return.
Interior has fragmentary screens passage, and a mutilated chamfered and
straight angled cut-stopped beam spans hall fire opening. Staggered butt
Listing NGR: SK9041248338
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Source: English Heritage
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