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Babworth Hall, Babworth

Description: Babworth Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 241029

OS Grid Reference: SK6867381071
OS Grid Coordinates: 468673, 381071
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3221, -0.9705

Location: Babworth, Nottinghamshire DN22 8EW

Locality: Babworth
Local Authority: Bassetlaw District Council
County: Nottinghamshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN22 8EW

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Listing Text

(west side )

6/1 Babworth Hall

Country House. Mid C18. In 1790, for John Bridgeman Simpson,
the brick was whitened by Repton, who also laid out the grounds.
In 1850 William Burn restored the red brick and carried out other
alterations to the windows and parapet. Mid C20 much of the rear
and service wings demolished. Red brick and ashlar. Slate roofs
the left wing being hipped, the right pyramidal. 3 yellow brick
stacks. Ashlar parapet and moulded cornice. 2.1/2 storeys, 5
bays, flanked by 3 storey single bay slightly projecting wings
with ashlar quoins. Set on an ashlar plinth with 1st and 2nd
floor ashlar bands. Central doorway, having a 6 panelled door
with fluted surround to each panel and corner patera, with trace-
ried overlight. Flanked by single C20 Doric pilasters supporting
a slightly projecting pediment. Either side are 2 glazing bar
sashes with further single, larger glazing bar sashes in the
outer wings. Above are 6 similar smaller sashes, the central 4
being slightly smaller, with 6 similar, smaller sashes on the top
floor, following the same pattern. All windows have lugged
architrave surrounds with single flush quoins in each jamb and at
the base. On the ground, in front of the 2nd bay in are single
ashlar orbs. Projecting from the plinth, either side of the
doorway are single ashlar blocks supporting C20 urns.

Listing NGR: SK6867381071

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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