Description: Freeford Hall
Date Listed: 9 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 272707
OS Grid Reference: SK1357307563
OS Grid Coordinates: 413573, 307563
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6656, -1.8007
SK 10 NW SWINFEN AND
Freeford Hall (Formerly listed
as Freeford Manor)
Country house. Early C18 core with early and late C19 additions.
Red brick with stone dressings; hipped tiled roofs set behind blocking
course and cornice; centre stacks. Large square 'O'-shaped plan
around an open court of which only the centre of the front is C18.
Front: of two storeys and attics and five windows; glazing bar sashes
with painted wedged heads; the outer widely spaced bays are additions
and are set back slightly from the centre block. Central block with
keystones and aprons to the windows, pilaster strips (which break
the cornice) between bays and a small central pediment with dentils
and a lunette in the tympanum; further lunettes to flanking bays.
Central, two-storey porch of late C19 with stone quoins, and rusticated
facing to ground floor, moulded surround to window, cornice and coat
of arms finial. Pilaster strips flank segmental headed entrance with
set back part-glazed doors. Further front to south of six windows
2:2:2 with central recess and wrought iron canopy.
Listing NGR: SK1357307563
Source: English Heritage
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