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Description: Stoke Hall
Date Listed: 16 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 241971
OS Grid Reference: SK7491050091
OS Grid Coordinates: 474910, 350091
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0429, -0.8841
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EAST STOKE STOKE HALL DRIVE
SK 75 SW
16.1.67 as East Stoke
Country house. Largely 1812 by Lewis Wyatt but incorpoarting an
earlier build, part demolished in the 1920s. Red brick, some
ashlar and render. Hipped slate roofs. Ashlar eaves cornice
with blocking course. Set on an ashlar plinth. Raised ashlar
quoins. East/entrance front, with render to all but portion of
left side, has single red brick and ashlar stacks to centre and
external right. Originally with 3 storey entrance wing, now of 2
storeys, 3 bays. Moulded first floor sill band. Porch with 2
ashlar Doric columns, ashlar cornice and rendered, ashlar coped
blocking course. Panelled double door. to the left are 2 low
glazing bar sashes. Above are 2 glazing bar sashes with single
similar larger sash to the left. Behind the blocking course on
the right is the rectangular lead stair light with single semi-
circular glazing bar fixed light in each side. To the right and
slightly set back is a rendered, single storey, single bay wing
with hipped slate roof and single glazing bar sash. Behind this
is a rendered 2 storey, single bay wing with cornice, blocking
course and single glazing bar sash on the first floor. Further
right and set back is a rendered single storey wing with hipped
slate roof and attached to the right a rendered and hipped slate
porch. South/garden front ofred brick with 2 red brick and
ashlar stacks, first floor ashlar sill band and ashlar surrounds
to the windows. 2 storeys, 7 bays. Originally of 9 bays. The 2
bays on the left being slightly set back. 7 low glazing bar
sashes with 7 similar, smaller sashes above. Rear of these 2
wings of 3 storeys with various glazing bar sashes. The west
front has, set into the wall, a single worn statue of St. Leonard
under a canopy. The north wall has 2 C12 carved ashlar figures
with 2 later carved emblems above and to the left 2 terracotta
emblems of a lion and cross keys with a carved ashlar shield
below. All set into the wall. Interior has a marble fireplace
decorated with roundels and a fireplace showing Adams' influence.
Cornice of dining room decorated with egg and dart motif.
Reputed Adams decorated ceiling to garden front rooms, now
concealed by a false ceiling. Oak panelling and panelled doors
to many rooms. Very large open well stair with unusually ornate,
fretted and moulded balusters and quadripartite vaulted
stairlight. Back open well stair with carved tread ends and
stick balusters. Some probable re-used C17 timbers now in
Kitchen range, also some possible earlier walls. House is said
to be adjacent to the site of St. Leonard's Hospital, founded
before 1135 and a house standing on this site was connected by
Wyatt to the existing house, now all demolished.
Listing NGR: SK7491050091
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