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Description: New Creation Hall
Date Listed: 3 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 234642
OS Grid Reference: SP6723357288
OS Grid Coordinates: 467233, 257288
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2097, -1.0175
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BUGBROOKE CHURCH LANE
SP6757 (South side)
12/12 New Creation Hall
03/05/68 (Formerly listed as The Hall)
House, formerly rectory. Completed 1815 for Reverend H.B. Harrison. Yellow brick
in Flemish bond, hipped slate roof, brick internal stacks. Double-depth plan.
2-storey, 3-window range. Entrance front has central part-glazed double-leaf
doors with moulded stone surround and overlight approached by 3 stone steps in
porch with fluted Greek Doric columns to front and unfluted pilasters flanking
door. 12-pane sash windows to ground and first floors all with gauged brick
lintels. Chamfered stone plinth, stone storey band and deep bracketed eaves.
4-window right side elevation. Garden front to rear has round-headed central
door with double-leaf, part-glazed doors, side-lights and fanlight, approached
by 9 stone steps. Lower 2-storey service wing to left side with red brick to
entrance front wall, windows with segmental-arched heads and dentilled brick
cornice. Interior: vestibule has chequered stone paving. Similar paving to
staircase hall with black diamond insets. Stone cantilever open-well staircase,
iron stick balusters and ramped and wreathed mahogany handrail; top-lit with
domed skylight. Reeded doorcases and surrounds to windows which all have
shutters to reveals. Stone fireplace in garden hall. Garden door has panelled
reveals and shutters and fanlight with coloured and painted glass with family
coat of arms and motto. Marble chimneypieces to principal rooms, mostly
original. Brick-vaulted cellars. Built at the expense of the Harrison family who
were the principal landowners in the parish as well as patrons of the living.
Listing NGR: SP6723357288
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Source: English Heritage
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