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Description: Hanby Hall
Date Listed: 20 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 195527
OS Grid Reference: TF4555376017
OS Grid Coordinates: 545553, 376017
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2612, 0.1807
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ALFORD CHURCH STREET
5/5 No,15,(Hanby Hall)
House. Early C18, parapet added and interior modified in 1735
with late C18 additions. Built for Sir Richard Hanby. Red
brick in Flemish bond with rubbed brick dressings, having deeply
hipped plain tiled roof with 2 ridge stacks. L-plan. 2 storey
plus attics, 6 bay front, originally 5, arranged 2:1:2, the
centre bay being slightly advanced and the right hand end bay a
later C18 addition. First floor eaves band and panelled
parapet. Central 6 panelled door with late C18 traceried
fanlight in fluted wooden Doric surround with triglyph frieze to
pediment. To left are 2 glazing bar sashes and to right 3
similar windows. To first floor are 6 further sashes, all
windows have flat rubbed brick arches. To the roof are 3
glazing bar sash dormers with pediments, the central one being
segmental. To the right hand side of the original 5 bay front
is a cast iron rainwater pipe with fluted hopper dated 1735.
Interior retains fine dog leg staircase with 3 knopped and turned
balusters per tread, moulded handrail, and carved string, with
elaborate fluted newels. The stair hall is fully panelled with
decorative plaster ceiling and over the first floor landing is a
Roccoco plaster ceiling with egg and dart cornice. The hall has
a diamond flagged stone floor. The 2 front rooms also have full
Listing NGR: TF4555376017
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Source: English Heritage
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