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Description: Fenton Hall
Date Listed: 16 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 193909
OS Grid Reference: SK8788650691
OS Grid Coordinates: 487886, 350691
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0463, -0.6905
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SK 85 SE FENTON MAIN STREET (west side)
1/20 Fenton Hall
Small country house. 1597, 1642, early C19, C20. Blue lias coursed rubble
with limestone dressings, red brick, rendering, slate roofs, late C16,
early C17 cross wing to south with stone coped gables, kneelers and finials.
Large red brick tripartite and single wall stacks on south return. Early C19
service wing to north with lower pitched roof and 2 stacks. Cross wing has
single 3 light transom and mullion window on ground floor with datestone
above, possibly re-used, inscribed "1597 P.L." with coat of arms. Above, a
3 light mullion window and a 4 light mullion gable window with taller central
2 lights. To north, 2 storey 3 bay early C19 range with blocked central
doorway flanked by single windows with 3 above, all with glazing bar sashes
and segmental heads. At rear, some C17 sections of wall and windows survive
from original hall burnt down in 1750. Interior roof space above these
remnants contains burnt C16 or C17 timbers. Interior of eastern ground floor
room of cross wing has "1642 S.R." scratched in plaster near window.
Listing NGR: SK8788650691
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Source: English Heritage
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