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Description: Whitwell Hall
Date Listed: 22 July 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 220024
OS Grid Reference: TG0870321456
OS Grid Coordinates: 608703, 321456
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7504, 1.0909
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TG 02 SE REEPHAM WHITWELL
3/119 Whitwell Hall.
Country house, early C19, 2 storeys, of red brick with later major wings of
gault brick, and hipped slate roofs. Original house probably double pile,
on north south axis, with an east west range of 3 windows at its southern
end, and further south,an 'L'-shaped range forming a yard to the west. West
facade of 3 bays with central half glazed door and doorcase with fluted
pilasters, Doric entablature and cornice, flanked by 2 single storey bays
with sash windows with glazing bars, stone sills and lead flat roofs. At
first floor and in east west wing, sash windows with glazing bars,stone sills
and flat gauged brick arches. The service wings have sash and casement windows
with glazing bars, flat brick arches and stone sills. Attached to the service
wing are a lean-to green house, potting shed and kitchen garden walls. The
gault brick wings, enclose the northern and eastern sides of the original
house. The principal facade to the east of 5 bays with central porch, and
2 bays to the north, slightly set back. The north elevation is long, but
of 1 window, and with C20 fire escape. The west elevation has 2 windows.
All have a plinth with stone weathering, giant pilasters with moulded brick
tops at the angles and moulded brick course below the eaves. A wide central
pilaster panel contains the porch with fluted Doric columns, pilasters,
entablature and cornice. Windows are storey height with sashes, glazing bars,
stone sills and flat gauged brick arches. Timber eaves to the house have
paired shaped brackets. Red brick axial and gault brick stacks. The interior
is mainly Victorian.
Listing NGR: TG0870321456
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Source: English Heritage
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