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Description: Evenley Hall
Date Listed: 4 February 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 233967
OS Grid Reference: SP5878335537
OS Grid Coordinates: 458783, 235537
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0152, -1.1449
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6/67 Evenley Hall
Country House, now children's home. c.1740 for Francis Bassett; remodelled
after a fire in 1897. Limestone ashlar, partly rendered, artificial stone
slate roof. 2 storeys with attic and basement, 5 bays. The 3 centre bays
project under a pediment with Ionic half columns on the first floor. Central
stone porch, late C19, with segmental pediment and Ionic half columns
framing the entrance. Double doors with decorative panelling and overlight.
Ground floor windows have moulded stone frames and those on first floor
alternating triangular and segmental pediments. All have C19 plate glass
sashes. Round window in pediment. Hipped roof. Lower flanking wings set
back from main block, C18 and C19, two storeys, 4 bays, with sash windows and
flat keystoned heads. At the rear are 2 three-quarter circular towers of 2
storeys and attic flanking a central venetial window. C19 extensions on the
ground floor. Interior: Remodelled 1897 in Jacobean style.
Listing NGR: SP5878335537
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Source: English Heritage
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