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Description: Brackenborough Hall
Date Listed: 6 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 195455
OS Grid Reference: TF3296290608
OS Grid Coordinates: 532962, 390608
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3956, -0.0018
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TF 39 SW HALL DRIVE
3/13 (west side)
6.6.52 Brackenborough Hall
Small country house. C17, 1733-4, late C18, c.1855-60, C20.
Red brick with painted ashlar dressings. Plain tile and pantile
roofs, hipped to north, with tumbled ashlar coped gables to west
and east, moulded brick eaves with guttering with lion head
motifs, 3 gable stacks with ashlar bands and moulded ashlar
coping, single plain gable stack to rear. 3 hipped dormers with
casements in south front, 2 semi-circular dormers with fixed
glazing bars, on west front; large C20 flat headed dormer on
east front. L-plan. 2 storeys with attics. 5 bay west front of
1733-4 with ashlar dressed plinth and painted ashlar first floor
band. 5 ashlar steps lead up to central doorway with moulded
pediment, entablature with triglyphs and guttae, rusticated
doorcase, overlight and paired panelled doors. Doorway flanked
by 2 windows on each side, lowered in late C18 and given
traceried "Chippendale" upper sashes and plain lower sashes;
brick wedge lintels and raised ashlar keystones of 1733-4. 5
glazing bar sashes above, all with brick wedge lintels and raised
keystones, that over central window with feather motif. West
front with 4 bays of 1733-4 including gabled bay to right and
small brick plinth running to within about a foot of south front.
2 C17 bays attached to left (with plain brick gable stack) and
limestone coursed rubble plinth; and 3 bays of c.1855-60, set
back to left beyond. 4 ashlar steps lead up to doorway to right
with glazed door. Blocked window with segmental head, to left,
with glazing bar sash beyond. Doorway to left, with glazed door
and clear break in brick bonding immediately to left. C20
sliding sash with segmental head to left with giant order C17
brick pilaster on corner beyond. 2 light casement with segmental
head, set back, to left. Blocked window with segmental head
above to right. 4 early C18 glazing bar sashes to left, all with
wooden lintels, and possibly re-set from south front lower
windows when replaced in late C18. C19 glazing bar sash with
wooden lintel, set back to left, and 2 light C20 casement beyond.
East side with small late C19 block built into re-entrant corner,
raised in early C20, with small C20 cloakroom block attached to
right, all with C19 and C20 fenestration. C17 wall set back to
right with limestone and greenstone rubble plinth and giant order
brick pilaster on right hand corner. Large C20 3 light sliding
sash with wooden lintel, with blocked window above. 2 bays, of
c.1855-60 set back to right with C19 and C20 doorway and
fenestration. 3 flight return staircase of 1733-4 with scrolled
tread ends, 3 turned balusters with square knops, to each tread,
moulded hand rail and plain, turned newels. Dining room with .pa
late C18 fielded panelling with fireplace flanked by fluted ionic
pilasters; west doorway with pediment, entablature and eared
doorcase Drawing room and main bedrooms with late C18 fielded
panelling, and all but one bedroom with original shuttering
Large C17 chimney breast in north wing. C18 cellars with Cll
and C20 brickwork. Roof of 1733-4 intact over south wing.
Situated on moated site overlooking site of medieval village to
Listing NGR: TF3296290608
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Source: English Heritage
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