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Ranby Hall, Babworth

Description: Ranby Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 241041

OS Grid Reference: SK6547583042
OS Grid Coordinates: 465475, 383042
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3402, -1.0181

Location: Babworth, Nottinghamshire DN22 8JQ

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

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Listing Text


6/13 Ranby Hall
G.V. II*

Country house. Late C18, possibly containing an earlier core,
C19 and C20. Ashlar, rendered brick and coursed rubble, with a
hipped slate roof. L-plan. Late C18 garden/south front, 2
storeys, 7 bays. Set on an ashlar plinth. The central 3 bays
of ashlar slightly project, have a 1st floor band and are topped
by a pediment. The outer bays are rendered brick and have an
ashlar parapet. 7 low glazing bar sashes, with 7 similar,
smaller sashes above. The central 3 bays have 2 steps leading
to the ground floor sashes and are divided by 4 Doric pilasters
which support the pediment with triglyph decorated entablature.
To the left, slightly set back is a narrow 1.1/2 storey
extension. The rendered east front with ashlar parapet, 2 large
rendered stacks to the front and 2 rendered ridge stacks is of
2.1/2 storeys and 7 bays. The right 3 bays being slightly set
back. Central C20 Doric porch, doorway with double 1/2 glazed
door and glazing bar overlight. Either side are 3 glazing bar
sashes, that to the left of the doorway being slightly larger and
that on the far right being slightly smaller. 7 glazing bar
sashes above. The central sash has a C20 shouldered ashlar
surround with keystone. This and the sash to its left are
slightly larger. On the top floor are 7 small glazing bar
sashes. To the right is a rendered, set back, 2 storey
extension, with a hipped slate roof and single rendered gable
stack, having a single glazing bar Yorkshire sash on the 1st
floor. To the rear are Cl9 and C20 extensions. Interior has a
good suite of 4 rooms. All with good moulded door surrounds,
panelled mahogany doors and ornate cornices. The drawing room
has a fluted dado with a decorated fireplace with Bacchio carved
panels. The octagonal morning room with corner cupboads has a
c,1810 decoratively carved fireplace. There is a coffered,
barrel vaulted, ante-room with Corinthian 1/2 columns and a
dining room with a moulded arch at the far end and Corinthian
poilasters and screens. This room has a marble fireplace with
decoratd oversill. The colonnaded staircase hall with moulded
cornice has a branchng staircase with wooden balusters, decorated
tread ends and panelled soffits. On the first floor there is a
single room with a moulded cornice, dado and door surrounds
decorated with patera.

Listing NGR: SK6547583042

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Source: English Heritage

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