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Description: Lound Hall
Date Listed: 14 November 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 241512
OS Grid Reference: SK7000773141
OS Grid Coordinates: 470007, 373141
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2507, -0.9522
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SK 77 SW BOTHAMSALL LOUND HALL DRIVE
5/9 Lound Hall
Country house, now N.C.B. training centre and museum of mining.
1937. Brierley, Rutherford and Syme for the Peake family. Neo-
Georgian style. Hand made red brick. Plain tile hipped roofs.
West/garden front. 2 ridge stacks, 2 outer stacks and single
central stack to the rear, all red brick. Moulded cornice.
Brick quoins. Set on a plinth. 2 storeys plus attic, 11 bays.
The outer 2 bays are set back and the third bay in on each side
projects. Dentil and raised brick first floor band. Central
doorway, 3 steps up with double glazing bar door. Either side
are 2 sashes with single larger sashes in the projecting bays.
To the right, set back, is a single sash and single larger sash
to the right. To the left, set back, is a single sash with
single smaller sash to the left. Above, central sash flanked by
single blind oval panels with decorative raised brick surrounds.
Either side are 2 smaller sashes. In the projecting bays are
single sashes flanked by single similar oval panels. To the
right, set back, are 2 sashes following the pattern of those
below. To the left, set back, is a single glazing bar sash with
single larger sash to the left. In the attic there is a single
hipped dormer with single tripartite casement with lead glazing
bars. In the south wall of the right projecting bay are 3 sashes
with 3 smaller sashes above. In the south wall of the left
projecting bay is a single sash and in the north wall is a
doorway with glazing bar door replacing a sash, flanked by
single sashes. Above are 2 sashes with a doorway to the left
with glazing bar door and iron fire escape leading to the ground.
All ground floor openings have flush wedge lintels, key blocks
and cambered arches. East/entrance front of 10 bays with first
floor band as front. Central doorway 2 steps up with double
panelled door and ashlar surround with 2 ashlar brackets
supporting an open pediment. Either side and set back are 2
sashes. To the left is a single projecting bay with oval
casement in decorative raised brick surround and further left in
a further projecting wing are 2 sashes. To the right is a
projecting 2 bay wing with single sash and single small casement
to the right. All ground floor windows have flush wedge lintels
and all except casements have key blocks and cambered arches.
Above are 5 glazing bar sashes. To the left is a large sash and
further left 2 sashes. To the right, in the projecting wing, is
a single sash with single small casement to the right.
Projecting from the right is a 7 bay wing with 3 red brick
stacks. The fifth bay from the left slightly projects and has no
band. Having from left to right a doorway with glazing bar and
panelled door and glazing bar overlight, a single sash, a single
small casement, a single sash, a doorway with similar door and
overlight, a single casement set low, a single small casement and
a single sash. Above are 4 sashes and to the right a single
similar sash set low, a single casement and on the far right a
single sash. All except the fixed light have flush wedge lintels
and cambered arches. In the attic are 4 hipped dormers with 2
quadripartite casements alternating with 2 tripartite casements
all with lead glazing bars. All windows have glazing bars.
Interior has a panelled hall with rooms leading off, 3 of which
are panelled with decorative door cases and fireplaces, a single
room has an Adam style fireplace. There is a panelled library
with niches and marble fireplace. On the first floor are several
contemporary fireplaces. Open well stair with turned balusters.
Listing NGR: SK7000773141
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Source: English Heritage
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