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Description: Hungerton Hall and Brewhouse
Date Listed: 21 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 193429
OS Grid Reference: SK8749230212
OS Grid Coordinates: 487492, 330212
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8623, -0.7019
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WYVILLE CUM CROXTON ROAD
SK 83 SE HUNGERTON Hungerton
3/187 Hungerton Hall and
Small, country house and brewhouse. 1782-5. Squared limestone
rubble, previously stuccoed, with ashlar dressings. Hipped tarred
slate roof with lead dressings, 5 rendered wall stacks. 5 by 4
bays with 2 lower rear wings forming U-plan, originally with
flanking pavilions, one of which the brewhouse, remains. 3
storey, 5 bay front with rendered plinth, cornice, short parapet.
Central 6 panelled door with plain overlight in battered eared
moulded architrave in the Greek taste, covered by a Doric portico
with triglyph frieze and guttae, entablature, flanked by pairs of
glazing bar sashes. To first floor 5 similar windows and to
second floor 5 similar smaller windows, all with flat splayed
arched lintels. Original lead rainwater goods to front. To the
rear are 2 bay, 2 storey service wings and a Venetian window with
stone surround and Gothick tracery to the head lights the stair.
The 2 storey, 2 bay brewhouse block has a hipped roof and
segmental headed openings, some now blocked. Interior has 3 fine
contemporary plaster fireplace surrounds in the Adam style with
baskets of fruit, urns and garlands. Cantilevered stick baluster
staircase with open string, wreathed and ramped handrail.
Segmental arch to stair hall which has diamond set flagstones.
The panelled doors came from the old Harlaxton Manor. The house
was built for a member of the Gregory de Ligne family from
Listing NGR: SK8749230212
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Source: English Heritage
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