Description: Ludstone Hall
Date Listed: 29 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 254634
OS Grid Reference: SO7999994483
OS Grid Coordinates: 379999, 294483
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5478, -2.2964
There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Ludstone Hall Moated Site and Fishpond, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.
SO 79 SE 23/46
SO 89 SW 24/46 29.11.51.
Splendid example of a Carolean manor house built by the Whitmore family
circa 1607. Surrounded by a moat and well-kept formal gardens. Square
on plan; red brick with stone dressings. The principal facade has 3 curvilinear
gables, the centre one being recessed and having a round bay carried up
2 storeys with balustraded parapet; stone mullioned and transomed windows,
some with old lattice glazing. Attic gable windows have ornamental pediments
with swags and side scroll panels. Tiled roof and tall Tudor chimneys
with coupled stacks. Interior: Plaster strapwork ceilings, overmantels
and panelling largely original or well restored; original staircase.
The place was well restored circa 1870. Approached by a short avenue
of clipped yews. Reference, Country Life, January 11th, 1952.
Listing NGR: SO7999994483
Source: English Heritage
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