Description: Orlingbury Hall and Attached Wall and Outbuildings to North East
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
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ORLINGBURY THE GREEN
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
Source: English Heritage
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