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Description: Stanwick Hall
Date Listed: 26 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 232418
OS Grid Reference: SP9753171197
OS Grid Coordinates: 497531, 271197
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3302, -0.5702
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RAUNDS HIGHAM ROAD
SP97SE (West side)
5/116 Stanwick Hall
26/04/50 (Formerly listed as The Hall)
Country house. C17 origins, mainly late C17/early C18 with minor C19 and early
C20 alterations and additions. Squared coursed limestone with ashlar dressings
and Colleyweston and Welsh slate roofs. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys with
basement and attic. Entrance front is of 5-window range. C18 door, now
part-glazed, has gauged stone head with stepped keyblock and flight of steps.
Sash windows with gauged stone heads and stepped keyblocks. Projecting plinth
and raised string course between floors. Rusticated ashlar quoins. Moulded
cornice incorporates heads of keyblocks to first floor windows. Gabled roof,
with central well, has ashlar gable parapets and kneelers and rebuilt ashlar
stacks at ends. 3 flat-topped roof dormers with casement windows. Garden front
to rear of entrance front has 5-window range of similar sash windows under plain
stone lintels with keyblocks. Large central arch-head staircase window. Two C17
three-light stone mullion windows to basement. Plinth, string course and cornice
are similar to the entrance front. Late C19, one-unit, single-storey extensions
to left and right with Welsh slate roofs. Interior: outer hall and room to left
have fielded panelled dados. Staircase replaced early C20 following a fire. Room
to left of entrance has fireplace, probably early C18, of local Raunds marble.
Fireplace in room to rear is similar, now painted, with panelled decoration and
reeded keyblock. Kitchen to right of entrance has fragments of fielded
panelling. Central first floor room has full-height C17 panelling with frieze
decorated with scrolls. Marble fireplace similar to ground floor. Bathroom to
right: also has similar fireplace with early C19 cast iron basket. Understairs
cupboard has fragments of early C18 panelling. Basement, originally domestic
offices, has open fireplace with large stone sink. Fireplace surrounds are
similar to example at No,13 (Manor House), Church Street, Ringstead (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SP9753171197
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Source: English Heritage
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