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Easton Hall and Attached Wall, Easton on the Hill

Description: Easton Hall and Attached Wall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 233047

OS Grid Reference: TF0115604469
OS Grid Coordinates: 501156, 304469
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6286, -0.5069

Location: 5 The Lane, Easton on the Hill, Northamptonshire PE9 3LL

Locality: Easton on the Hill
Local Authority: East Northamptonshire District Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE9 3LL

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Listing Text

TF0104 (West side)
11/42 Easton Hall and attached wall
23/05/67 (Formerly listed as Easton
Manor house. Late C17 partly rebuilt and remodelled early C19, possibly by J.
Richardson of Stamford, and extended mid C19. Squared coursed limestone with
ashlar facade and Collyweston slate roof. Irregular L-shape plan. 2 storeys with
attic, and 3 storeys. Entrance front abutting Church Street is early C19, 3
storeys, 5-window range. Central pillared porch with parapet and part-glazed
door. Centre bay breaks forward slightly with Jacobean style gable over. Tall
2-light stone mullion windows with hood moulds. Second-floor centre window in
Gothick style, has 2-centred arch-head and cusping. Gabled roof behind parapet,
with moulded cornice. Plain pilasters at corners terminate as tall square,
gabled, pinnacles. Ashlar gable parapets and ashlar end stacks with moulded
cornices. Mid C19 single-storey extension to left has blank elevation and hipped
roof. Elevation of rear wing, abuting The Lane, is an irregular 7-window range
of C20 casements at first floor. Arch-head stair window to left. Garden front,
of rear wing was also remodelled early C19. 7-window range of 2-light stone
mullion windows; the transoms having been removed. The hood moulds form a
continuous band linking the heads of the ground and first floor windows. 3
Jacobean style gables, to attic, are linked and flanked by openwork diamond
parapets with cusping. 2-light stone mullion window to each gable. Central
sundial with inscription "Wee shall". Elevation at right angles, to right, is
the rear wall of the Entrance Front and is a 2-window range of 2-light stone
million windows with a gable over. Gable end, to right, has large coat of arms
of Cutler family. Garden wall attached to left of Entrance front has C18
square-head gatearch to far left. Interior: C17 main staircase with half
landings rising to attic, has square panelled newels and twisted balusters. The
half landing newels terminate as scrolls. Secondary stair is also C17 with
turned balusters and newels similar to main stair. Said to have some early C19
plasterwork to first floor rooms.
(RCHM: An Inventory of Architectural Monuments in North Northamptonshire: p56)

Listing NGR: TF0115604469

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Source: English Heritage

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