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Description: Longwitton Hall
Date Listed: 30 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 238363
OS Grid Reference: NZ0806388619
OS Grid Coordinates: 408063, 588619
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1918, -1.8749
NZ 08 NE
9/130 Longwitton Hall
House, west wing probably early C18 altered late C18, south-east block c.1840,
later C19 extensions. Squared stone with dressings; south-east block tooled-
and-margined stone with ashlar dressings; slate roofs. L-plan with later
extruded additions. West front(to courtyard) 2 storeys, 8 bays, irregular.
6-panel door in 5th bay, boarded door with chamfered surround in 1st bay. Varied
fenestration, mostly sashes; 3rd bay ground-floor window is a tripartite sash
in a raised and chamfered stone surround, set in an earlier opening with a flat-
arched lintel. 7th and 8th bays slightly taller with blind windows. Hipped
roof with 3 stepped ridge stacks. Right return (to garden)3 bays; left bay is
the end of the west wing and has plinth, sill bands and full-height canted bay
with 12-pane sashes in chamfered surrounds and top cornice. South-east block
to right has plinth, 1st floor band, angle pilasters and eaves cornice on block
corbels; sash windows, some renewed, in raised chamfered surrounds.
Interior: 2 C18 fireplaces, one Gothick, in west wing. 2 re-set mid C18 Rococo
carved wood chimney pieces, said to have been brought from Wallington Hall.
Decorative plaster ceilings of c.1900. Cellar under west wing has stair
constructed of sills and lintels from C17 single-light windows.
The house stands on a medieval site; the present south-east block probably
replaces medieval work.
Listing NGR: NZ0806388619
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Source: English Heritage
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