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Description: Kempnough Hall
Date Listed: 29 July 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 211994
OS Grid Reference: SD7464001529
OS Grid Coordinates: 374640, 401529
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5098, -2.3838
WORSLEY KEMPNOUGH HALL ROAD
SD 70 SW
1/36 Nos. 246, 247 and
248 (Kempnough Hall)
(formerly listed as
29/7/66 Nos. 246 and 248)
House, now 3 houses. C17 perhaps including earlier work but
with alterations and rebuilding of C19. Timber-framed with
a rendered wing to left and a slate roof. H-shaped plan with
a total of 5 bays and 2 storeys. Between the projecting
crosswings the central range has a 4-panel door and C19
porch and casement windows of various dates. The principal
posts have diagonal bracing and the framing panels are
roughly square. The left crosswing is completely rendered
whereas the right crosswing projects considerably and
appears to contain the earliest fabric. The first floor
jetty has been hidden by a brick supporting wall on the
ground floor. The gable is also jettied but concealed by
painted boarding. A 3-light ovolo-moulded timber mullion
window lights the first floor and projects slightly above a
coved sill panel which is carved with rosettes. A brick
chimney stack projects on the left return whereas a massive
stone stack with brick shaft projects on the right return.
C20 porch adjoing the stone stack. C19 wing to rear of
central range. Interior: ovolo-moulded floor beams and other
original features including roof construction. A previous
building was the seat of the Starkies by 1594.
Listing NGR: SD7464001529
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Source: English Heritage
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