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Description: Hackness Grange Country Hotel
Date Listed: 14 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 327360
OS Grid Reference: SE9629590114
OS Grid Coordinates: 496295, 490114
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2976, -0.5219
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SE 9690 HACKNESS BROZA LANE
(south side, off)
11/41 Hackness Grange Country
Country house, now hotel. Mid C19 with late C19 extension. For the
Johnstone family. Finely-tooled sandstone on chamfered plinth, with
sandstone ashlar dressings and chamfered quoins; hammer-dressed sandstone to
extension; slate roofs. Entrance front: 2-storey, 3-bay front, the centre
bay a full-height projecting porch; 2-storey, 5-bay extension to right, end
bay gabled and projecting. 6-panel door beneath plain fanlight, in part-
rusticated door-case of splayed round arch on panelled pilaster jambs.
Cornice porch on enriched brackets. Ground-floor windows are segment-arched
sashes in eared surrounds with fasciated keystones and recessed panels
beneath the sills. First-floor sashes contained in round-arched architraves
on square section columns with imposts and keystones. Moulded first-floor
cornice breaks beneath window forming secondary sills on fluted consoles.
Overhanging eaves with mutules to shallow hipped roof. Extension: left of
centre door of 4 recessed panels with patterned overlight, in architrave
with moulded cornice doorhood. 16-pane sash to ground floor of end bay to
right, and 12-pane sashes to remaining ground-floor windows. Unequal 9-pane
sashes to first floor, those to left of end bay beneath the impost band of a
blind arcade of round arches. Round-arched sash with impost band to gable
end of end bay. All ground- and first-floor windows have stone sills with
recessed panels below, and plain lintels. Raised first-floor band. Garden
front: 2-storey, 4-bay front. Off-centre bay, gabled and projecting, has 3
grouped first-floor windows over a single-storey, 3-window canted bay. On
each side, single-window bays, with replacement French door to left. At end
left, single-window fourth bay is set back. All windows are sashes. Window
surrounds and other details repeat those on entrance front. Rear: paired
round-headed bordered sashes to left of centre. Interior: open-string
quarter-turn staircase, with wrought-iron balustrade and moulded, raked
handrail, wreathed at foot around turned newel. The rich late C19 classical
decoration has been retained. The house forms an integral part of the
landscape at the head of Forge Valley.
Listing NGR: SE9651790003
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Source: English Heritage
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