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Description: Plowden Hall
Date Listed: 2 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 257002
OS Grid Reference: SO3759286644
OS Grid Coordinates: 337592, 286644
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4741, -2.9202
SO 38 NE LYDBURY NORTH C.P. -
6/88 Nos. 2 and 3, Plowden Hall
Probable former coach house and cottages, latterly laundry, now 2
cottages. Early to mid C18 with mid to late C19 alterations and additions
to north. Coursed limestone rubble; remains of probably formerly overall
roughcasting and late C19 slate roof. 2 storeys; raised quoins, and 3
late C19 brick stacks at rear. Slightly projecting centre; depressed-
arched carriageway with ashlar surround, impost blocks, projecting dropped
keystone, and late C19 glazing including two 2-panelled doors (bottom
panels flush and top panels raised and fielded); corbelled cill to former
blind Serliana above, truncated by C19 re-roofing. Flanking cottages;
2 window fronts; late C19 two-light casements with ashlar lintels and
projecting dropped keystones; central 4-panelled doors (bottom panels
flush and top panels raised and fielded) with 3-part overlights. Gable end
to west: blind Serliana with keystone, and 2 steps to ground floor
boarded door with ashlar lintel and projecting dropped keystone.
Interior: probably late C19 dog-leg staircase in central part with
stick balusters, square newel posts and moulded handrail. Late C19
kitchen range with segmental-arched lintel. c.f. Plowden Hall g.v.
Country Life, Vol. CLVII, February 1975, pp.318-21.
Listing NGR: SO3755786615
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