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Glendon Hall, Rushton

Description: Glendon Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 231134

OS Grid Reference: SP8447481356
OS Grid Coordinates: 484474, 281356
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4237, -0.7592

Location: Rushton, Northamptonshire NN14 1QE

Locality: Rushton
Local Authority: Kettering Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN14 1QE

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Listing Text

1337-0/4/248 Glendon Hall


Mansion, now 4 dwellings. C17 and mid C18, incorporating
re-used mid/late C16 porch. Limestone ashlar and ironstone
partly rendered, to C17 part, C18 part of brick with stone
dressings. Hipped Collyweston stone slate roofs, numerous
moulded stone stacks. 2 storeys and attic. North front of C17
part has a 4-light ovolo-moulded stone mullioned window to
ground floor, next a 2-storey canted bay window, then to
ground floor a short 2-light window (perhaps upper part of a
mullion-and-transom window), 2 2-light mullion-and- transom
window), 2 2-light mullion-and-transom windows and a Tudor
style doorway. First floor has 2 4-light mullion-and-transom
windows, and a single-light window probably truncated with
transom. Rear of this part has inter alia a later 2-storey
canted bay window and 2-storey semi-circular bay windows.
Interior has late C19 Jacobean style detail and some re-set
C16 Flemish glass, perhaps from the demolished church at
Glendon. Mid-C18 part is taller and of 5 bays. To north the
central three bays project slightly beneath pediment in
parapet. Raised band between storeys. Cornice. Ground and
first floors have 6/6 sash windows. 2 3/3 sash windows to
attic. Gauged stone heads. Central 2-storey porch from
Pytchley Hall (demolished 1824) has double 6-panel doors and
overlight in round-headed entrance arch with keystone, flanked
by fluted Doric columns carrying entablature with triplyphs
and rosettes to frieze. Above, 2 2-light ovolo-moulded
mullion- and-transom windows are flanked by Ionic columns
carrying entablature and parapet, with stumpy balustrade. Rear
of this part has sash windows as from to first floor and
attic, and 2 tripartite sash windows divided by columns and
with little pediments above central part flanking C20 door to
ground floor. Canted rear left angle. Interior has
cantilevered circular start with scrolly iron balustrade
beneath lantern. Decorative frieze to stairwell. Right-hand
ground floor room fully panelled (panels have quarter-round
moulding) with broken pediments to doorways and recesses to
blind windows. 6-panel doors. Room above fully panelled with
bolection-moulded panelling, has plain marble fireplace of
lugged form.

Listing NGR: SP8447481356

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Source: English Heritage

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