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Description: Kilverstone Hall
Date Listed: 18 March 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 219864
OS Grid Reference: TL8922584159
OS Grid Coordinates: 589225, 284159
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4227, 0.7814
TL 88 SE
7/39 Kilverstone Hall
Country House. Early C17, remodelled early C18, rebuilt 1913. Flint with
gault brick dressings and some ashlar. Tiled roof. North facade is five
gabled range centred by three storey porch. House 2-3 storeys throughout.
Ground and first floor has much original flint work but appears entirely
of Jacobean style and built 1913. Two waterheads of 1620 to right of porch.
Facade ruggedly symmetrical. Further wing to rear of 1928 in similar style.
Gabled skyline. Inner porch door has seven vaned fanlight of c. 1725 leading
to panelled hall with carved cornice, also C18. Dog-leg staircase relocated
in 1913. Drawing room approached by panelled passage with fine shell hood
cupboard. Door jambs with bead and scroll decoration. Drawing and dining
rooms unaltered and c. 1725. White marble fireplace in former with C19
grate. Gilt cornice, doorcase and some furnishings. Dining room (now library)
has fireplace with alabaster panel depicting dancing and musical putti under
drapery border. One 3-light brick mullioned window of c. 1620 remains in
service wing (not in situ).
Listing NGR: TL8922584159
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Source: English Heritage
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