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Description: Oxnead Hall
Date Listed: 10 May 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 227965
OS Grid Reference: TG2307224012
OS Grid Coordinates: 623072, 324012
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7676, 1.3052
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TG 22 SW BRAMPTON OXNEAD
6/5 Oxnead Hall.
Country House. Late C16 with major C19 additions. Red brick with steeply-
pitched plain-tiled roofs, Of two builds, the north-western range being the
remaining service wing of a late C16 house built by the Paston family. Two
storeys and attics. Mullion and transom windows of plastered brick. Octagonal
angle shafts with moulded brick finials. Parapeted gables with roll-moulded
copings and moulded and corbelled gable finials. West facade symmetrical,
with some openings blocked on ground and first floor level. Two lunette
windows. Good framed and pedimented door c.1600 with fanlight in segmental-
headed opening. Moulded brick string course at first floor level. Blocked
opening in north gable. Brick modillion eaves course. C19 range in similar
style at south-east, parallel to earlier range : octagonal angle shafts, mullion
and transom windows. Sash windows with glazing bars and architraves. Two
sashes with segmental heads and margin lights. 'Three massive external chimney
stacks on east side with attached shafts, moulded brick caps and bases. Two
storey gabled porch at south-east corner with elliptical arched openings with
plastered quoins. First floor blocked opening. Parapeted gable. Later hipped
extensions at south gable. Earlier range has principal rafters braced by
elbowed uprights as Morley Old Hall (see Mercer "English Vernacular Houses
HMSO 1975 Plate 65).
Listing NGR: TG2307224012
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Source: English Heritage
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