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Margaret Spencer Home of Rest (Dallington Hall), Northampton

Description: Margaret Spencer Home of Rest (Dallington Hall)

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 September 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 232014

OS Grid Reference: SP7374561783
OS Grid Coordinates: 473745, 261783
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2493, -0.9212

Location: Dallington Park Road, Northampton NN5 7AR

Locality: Northampton
Local Authority: Northampton Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN5 7AR

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Margaret Spencer
Home of Rest
(Dallington Hall)
SP 7361 8/38 30.9.69.

1720-30 for Sir Joseph Jekyll, Master of the Rolls.
Symmetrical design in ashlar. Hipped tiled roof behind low parapet and cornice.
2 storeys, basement and attics. Entrance front has Doric end pilasters under
entablatures with triglyphs and guttae, 5 sash windows with glazing bars in eared
architrave surrounds under keystones. 3 gabled dormers. Central doorway up
steps has 8 panelled door and rectangular fanlight in architrave surround under
pediment on consoles. Garden front similar but with 7 windows, central 3 on
1st floor round headed between tall pilasters. Pedimented central doorway.
Interior: panelled staircase well, close string stairs with twisted turned balusters,
carved spandrels.

Margaret Spencer Home of Rest (Dallington Hall), Stables and Barn form a group.

Listing NGR: SP7374561783

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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