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Description: Hanworth Hall
Date Listed: 20 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 224490
OS Grid Reference: TG1933235491
OS Grid Coordinates: 619332, 335491
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8722, 1.2576
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TG 13 NE HANWORTH
1/43 Hanworth Hall
Country house. Circa 1700. Brick with stone dressings. Hipped slate roof.
Double pile plan. Main (east) facade of 2 storeys and attic, 9 bays. Brick
plinth with stone cap. Centre 3 bays project slightly under a pediment with
stone dressings and oculus to the tympanum with radiating glazing bars.
Central brick doorcase having 2 orders of pilasters with stone base, capital
and keystone; pulvinated architrave; plain frieze and cornice. Double doors
with lower panel blank, upper with glazing bars. All windows are sashes
with thick glazing bars except those to the 3 upper central bays which have
lower sills and narrower glazing bars; all under rubbed and gauged flat brick
arches; stone sills. Moulded brick platband. Wooden cornice with stone
cornice above; stone coped brick parapet. 2 attic dormers with casements
and pediments over. 3 axial stacks. South facade of 4 bays, 2 storeys and
attic. Elevation and windows as east front but ground floor windows to south
east have been lowered and later sashes inserted. 2 similar attic dormers.
North elevation similar again but an external stair added c1900 to second
bay. Interior. Entrance hall is stone flagged and has 2 doors to the south
west and north, each of 6 raised and fielded panels and surround with
pulvinated frieze. Sitting room and dining room to left and right of front
hall have oak panelling. Oak staircase with twisted balusters and massive
handrail and newels. Upper drawing room has marble fireplace with plaster
overmantle having broken open pediment.
Listing NGR: TG1933235491
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Source: English Heritage
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