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Description: Playford Grange
Date Listed: 25 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 285973
OS Grid Reference: TM2215648592
OS Grid Coordinates: 622156, 248592
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0911, 1.2416
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TM 24 NW PLAYFORD GREAT BEALINGS
4/11 Playford Mount and
- Playford Grange
House. 1867, by E.C. Hakewill for his own occupation. In the Victorian
Gothic style. Now subdivided into 2 dwellings. 2 storeys and attics. Red
brick with burnt headers; dressings of terracotta. Steeply-pitched slated
roofs with dormers on the garden side, capped with slated pyramids. Internal
chimneys of red brick. Sash windows, mainly single or paired, recessed within
moulded terracotta openings with trefoiled heads. 2 single-storey bay windows
have large terracotta mullioned and transomed casements. Lighting the
staircase in a high gablet is a wheel window with 8 trefoiled segments of
terracotta. Entrance porch of 2 storeys with pyramid roof; open at ground
storey, with a pointed and moulded limestone arch on circular columns with
foliate capitals. A fully-glazed conservatory attached to the east side; the
steeply-pitched roof is supported on portal frames. The section of the house
now known as Playford Grange was damaged by fire in mid C20 but retains a
gabled porte-cochere towards the road.
Listing NGR: TM2215648592
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Source: English Heritage
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