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Description: Morville Hall
Date Listed: 29 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 254759
OS Grid Reference: SO6684293996
OS Grid Coordinates: 366842, 293996
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5428, -2.4903
1954 MORVILLE MORVILLE
SO 69 SE 21/17 29.11.51.
C16 remodelled in early C18. A large grey stone mansion with two projecting
wings and two further detached blocks of offices surmounted by domed lanterns
from which rise wind-vanes; curved connecting screen walls. The curious
2 storey pilasters of the main block surmounted by stone ball ornaments,
are disguised buttresses. The 3rd storey is an addition of C18; low parapet
and moulded cornice; slate roof; sash windows; centre pedmented porch;
turret stairs in corners of forecourt. Stands on site of demolished priory
and forms an imposing layout close to the church. The Hall was formerly
part of the Aldenham estate. Country Life, August 15th. 1952.
Listing NGR: SO6683793998
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Source: English Heritage
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