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Description: Dunstall Hall and Attached Orangery
Date Listed: 17 September 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 273603
OS Grid Reference: SK1906020452
OS Grid Coordinates: 419060, 320452
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7813, -1.7189
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DUNSTALL C.P. DUNSTALL
SK 12 SE
5/25 Dunstall Hall and
Country house. Early Cl9, altered and extended mid-C19. Ashlar; flat
roof invisible behind cornice and balustraded parapet; ashlar stacks
beyond parapet. Large L-shaped plan. Garden front: to east of 2 storeys
and 3:4:3 bays; raised string at first floor level; glazing bar sashes,
glazing bars removed to ground floor; lower set-back central recess; 7-
bay orangery attached to right; semi-circular headed glazing bar sashes.
Entrance front: to south. 1850s Tetrastyle, Ionic porte cochere with
parapet fretted to form "IS QUIDEDIT MIHI SERVIT"; tripartite sash to bay
oven surmounted by frieze at parapet level and pediment set against attic.
storey tower; pediment has coat-of-arms in a cartouche; all set against
side of-early C19 house, 2 windows to left of porch and one (formerly 2)
to right. Chamfered break to left end leads into late C19 ballroom wing of
7 bays and similar style, finished by 3-sided bay. The entrance set beyond
the porte cochere is finely carved with low-relief hunting scenes in art
nouveau style, carried across the 2 leaves of the door by Edward Griffiths,
circa and dated 1898. Interior: staircase, also by Griffiths, circa 1900,
depicting carved foliage and zoo animals; Roman mosaic to main hall of
Cerberus and said to come from Tivoli. B.o.E.
Listing NGR: SK1906020452
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Source: English Heritage
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