Description: Longford Old Hall
Date Listed: 29 September 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 260410
OS Grid Reference: SJ6445334015
OS Grid Coordinates: 364453, 334015
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9024, -2.5299
SJ 63 SW MORETON SAY C.P. LONGFORD
8/105 Longford Old Hall
Farmhouse, now house. Early C17. Timber framed with painted brick
infill ,underbuilt in painted brick. Plain tile roof. Framing:
small square panels (formerly 4 from sole plate to wall plate) with
short straight corner braces. Collar and tie-beam roof trusses exposed
in cross wings with king struts and v-struts. H-plan. One framed
bay with cross wings of 2 framed bays. 2 storeys and attic. Large
external lateral brick end stacks with pitched-roofed links to attic;
that to left with recessed lozenge panels and 2 diagonal-placed square
shafts and that to right with 3 square shafts, those on the outside
set diagonally. Brick ridge stack off-centre to right. Central
timber framed gabled full dormer with 2-light diamond-leaded wooden
casement. 1-:1-:1- window front; C20 three-light diamond-leaded wooden
casements. C20 carved wooden door off-centre to left in angle of
cross wing with chamfered surround. One-storey lean-to at rear.
Interior: timber framed cross walls. Chamfered ceiling beams with
ogee stops. C18 staircase with open string, cut brackets, turned
balusters, turned foot newel and moulded handrail. Left-hand ground-
floor room has dressed sandstone fireplace with cyma-recta moulding.
Right-hand ground-floor room has fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel.
Early C18 doors with 6 raised and fielded panels.
Listing NGR: SJ6445334015
Source: English Heritage
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