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Orlingbury Hall and Attached Wall and Outbuildings to North East, Orlingbury

Description: Orlingbury Hall and Attached Wall and Outbuildings to North East

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 28 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 233567

OS Grid Reference: SP8611872174
OS Grid Coordinates: 486118, 272174
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3409, -0.7374

Location: 17 Harrowden Road, Orlingbury, Northamptonshire NN14 1JA

Locality: Orlingbury
Local Authority: Wellingborough Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN14 1JA

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Listing Text

SP8672 (South side)
13/283 Orlingbury Hall and attached
28/05/54 wall and outbuildings to NE
(Formerly listed as Orlingbury


Country House. C16 origins mainly c.1700 for Richard Young. Lias and limestone
ashlar with Colleyweston slate roofs. Double-depth plan, 2 storeys with attic.
Entrance front of 9-window range arranged 3:3:3 with 4 large pilasters between
each with entablature with triglyph frieze. Central moulded stone-arch head
doorcase with flight of steps has pilasters and pediment over. Sash windows with
glazing bars have plain stone architraves. Plinth with four 2-light stone
mullion windows. String course between floors. Rusticated quoins at corners.
Ashlar gable parapets and 4 roof dormers with pediments. 2 lateral ashlar stacks
rise above centre pilasters and ashlar stacks at ends. Late C18 2-window range
to left is later with arch head Gothic window at ground floor and sashes at
first floor; plain parapet. Elevation to right has 2-storey canted bay. Garden
front to rear of entrance front C19 has central 2-storey canted bay. Late C18
wall and outbuildings attached to left of main front. Interior: entrance hall
has Adam-style fireplace. Staircase may have some C18 balusters reset.
(Buildings of England: Northamptonshire p.361; Squires Homes and other Old
Buildings of Northamptonshire: J.A. Gotch p.22).

Listing NGR: SP8611872174

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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