Description: Westhorpe Hall
Date Listed: 11 August 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 242524
OS Grid Reference: SK6874053637
OS Grid Coordinates: 468740, 353637
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0756, -0.9754
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1919-0/9/243 (North side)
11/08/61 Westhorpe Hall
(Formerly Listed as:
Country house, now flats. Late C18, altered early C19.
Converted to flats late C20. Stucco, with stone dressings and
hipped slate roofs. Plinth, moulded and rebated eaves. 5 side
wall and 2 ridge stacks. Windows are mainly glazing bar
sashes. Irregular eastern entrance front, 2 storeys, has an
off-centre hipped projection with recessed Classical porch
with 2 square piers and moulded cornice. Moulded 6-panel door
with fanlight and flanking lights. Above, a single sash. To
right, C19 hipped 2 storey addition with canted corner and 2
stone cross-casements on each floor. To left, a set back bay
with 2 sashes on each floor. To left again, a short hipped
wing, 2 storeys plus basement, with 3 mullioned casements and
above, a single sash on each floor. 7-window Gothick north
front, 2 storeys, has plinth and crenellated parapet.
Projecting centre has a single Gothick casement on each floor.
On either side, a shallow canted 2 storey bay window each with
a central French window flanked by single casements and above,
3 similar casements. Irregular west side has to left a canted
2 storey hipped wing with cross casements. To its right, a
hipped single storey billiard room. 3 storey south side, 5
windows, has a shallow-gabled Classical porch to right. This
building was the home of General Warrand, who played a part in
the Indian Mutiny.
Listing NGR: SK6874053637
Source: English Heritage
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