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Description: Hackleton House
Date Listed: 3 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 235520
OS Grid Reference: SP8089454942
OS Grid Coordinates: 480894, 254942
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1868, -0.8181
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HACKLETON MAIN ROAD
SP8054 (South side)
20/120 No.110 (Hackleton House)
03/05/68 (Formerly listed as Hackleton
House. Dated 1754, altered and extended early C19. Coursed squared limestone
with ironstone dressings, slate roof, rendered ridge and end stacks. L-plan.
2-storeys and attic; 3-window range. Main front facing road has central 6-panel
part-glazed door with overlight, panelled reveals, moulded wood surround, fluted
frieze and straight hood. 12-pane sash windows to ground and 1st floors with
stone sills, flat-arched heads and keyblocks, all of ironstone; those to ground
and 1st floors right are 'dummy' windows. Plinth, quoins, flush ironstone storey
band, moulded and coved stone eaves, a pair of gabled dormers with 2-light
leaded casements and stone-coped gable with kneelers to left. Datestone to left
gable inscribed EM/1754. Wing to rear right extended c.1800. 2-storey, 1-window
projection in re-entrant approached by 5 stone steps; 6-panel door with
fanlight, moulded wood surround, plain frieze and straight hood with canted
sides. Right elevation of wing, facing garden, has two large canted bay windows
with reeded pilasters to angles and moulded cornices, probably early C19.
Interior: staircase-hall has chequered stone paving and early C19 open well
staircase with carved tread ends, stick balusters and mahogany ramped and
wreathed handrail. Study has blocked inglenook and ogee-stop-chamfered spine
beam. Dining Room has moulded plaster cornice, similar mouldings to encased
spine beam and original eared wood chimneypiece with rococo scroll relief
carving to a centre tablet, veined marble slips and late C19 tiled fireplace and
grate. Original stone or marble chimneypieces to bedrooms, painted, and with
early Victorian cast-iron grates. Brick-vaulted cellar, part of which formerly
used as a dairy with slate shelving. At time of resurvey ground and first floor
windows to far right boarded up.
Listing NGR: SP8089454942
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Source: English Heritage
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