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The Old Hall, Lowdham

Description: The Old Hall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 242180

OS Grid Reference: SK6649746744
OS Grid Coordinates: 466497, 346744
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0139, -1.0103

Location: A6097, Lowdham, Nottinghamshire NG14 7BQ

Locality: Lowdham
Local Authority: Newark and Sherwood District Council
County: Nottinghamshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG14 7BQ

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Listing Text

(east side)
The Old Hall


House and attached barn and wall. Late C16, early C17, mid C18
and C19. House, render over red brick and timber frame, shallow
rubble plinth in parts. Plain tile roof. Single ridge stack
comprising 4 diagonal shafts, to the rear right is a single
quadripartitestack. 2 storeys, plus attic, 5 bays. The right
single bay being C19 the remainder C16 timber framed apart from
the C17 2 storey gabled porch which is set on a plinth and
occupies the single 2nd left bay. Doorway with glazing bar double
door. Inner C16 wooden door with stud-headed nails, fleur de lys
hinges and moulded wooden surround. To the left is a single
tripartite casement and to the right 2 glazing bar sashes . on
the far right is a single quadripartite glazing bar casement.
Above are 3 glazing bar sashes with to the left a single
tripartite glazing bar casement and to the right a bowed
quadripartite casement. In the attic is a single wood and lead
flat topped dormer rising to a small decorative central pediment
having a single tripartite glazing bar casement. To the left and
set back is a 2 storey single bay render and plain tile wing
single red brick C20 stack to the rear left. Doorway with glazing
bar double door. Above is a single tripartite glazing bar
casement. Projecting from the left is a red brick timber frame
and concrete pantile 2 storey, 3 bay barn. The side wall with
altered openings has a single small tripartite glazing bar
casement, to the left is a single small glazing bar casement and
on the far left a doorway with glazing bar door. Various
ventilators. In the front/gable wall is a large doorway with
garage door. Projecting from the front right of the barn is a red
brick wall which slopes down to about 1 metre high and extends
forabout 9 metres where there is a gate pier. There is a
corresponding gate pier and the wall extends for about a further
9 metres when it rises and terminates. Rear of house, the central
2 bays project and are each separately gabled that on the right
being the C17 stair turret, is set on a plinth has sprocketed
eaves and a single tall segmental arched glazing bar casement.
The single C18 bay to the left has a single stack to the front
left, a 1st floor band and a band over 1st floor openings. On
each floor is a single tripartite glazing bar casement. To the
right of the C17 wing are lean-to extensions having from left to
right a single small glazing bar casement, a single tripartite
casement and a doorway with C17 plank door with stud-headed
nails. Rear of C19 wing has a single quadripartite glazing bar
casement and above a single similar 5-light casement. Rear of
remaining wings with various lean-tos and extensions. Rear of
barn has 3 visible posts, wall plate and girding beam. Interior.
Large proportion of timber frame remains including posts, braces,
ground sill band. 2 bressumer beams over fireplaces. The C18 wing
contains part of original close studded wall of C16 build. In
dairy is some unusual fish scale pargetting. Stair turret with
fine 3 storey open well staircase with good fretted balusters,
plain newels and moulded hand rail. In the attic are some stud
partitions. Porch has some C18 panelling. Interior of barn also
with posts and braces.

Listing NGR: SK6649746744

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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