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Description: Kirkley Hall
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 238808
OS Grid Reference: NZ1503877210
OS Grid Coordinates: 415038, 577210
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0891, -1.7659
PONTELAND KIRKLEY HALL
NZ 17 NE
12/317 Kirkley Hall
Formerly a country house, now agricultural college. 1764 but largely rebuilt
1927-30 after a fire. For the Ogle family. Ashlar with graduated Lakeland
2 storeys; 5-bay centre with 1-bay projecting wings. 2 single-storey porches
in re-entrant angles have paired Tuscan pilasters and, on returns, Tuscan
columns in antis. Ground-floor windows have round-arched glazing bars. 4-pane
sashes with shutters on 1st floor. Rainwater heads dated 1930. Moulded cornice,
panelled parapet and hipped roof with 5 large corniced stacks. 7-bay pergola
attached to front.
To rear: porte-cochere with square Tuscan columns; entrance has segmental-arched
doorway in bolection-moulded surround with keystone carved with Ogle crest.
Flanking windows have re-used lintels: to left inscribed CO DO with Ogle shields;
to right JSO CHO also with shields. Rainwater heads dated 1764 for Newton Ogle.
18 32 NO
Listing NGR: NZ1503877210
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Source: English Heritage
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