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Description: The Old Hall
Date Listed: 17 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 332735
OS Grid Reference: SE4977476721
OS Grid Coordinates: 449774, 476721
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1839, -1.2388
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CARLTON HUSTHWAITE VILLAGE STREET
The Old Hall
Manor house. Late C17, probably c.1685. Brick in English garden wall bond, C20
pantile roofs. Double-depth plan. 2 storeys and loft, 5 bays. Rubble plinth
with chamfered ashlar offset. Central hay projects slightly, and has window in
former door opening on ground floor. C20 16-pane sash windows, replacing case-
ments, with torus-shaped brick sills and flat arches. Pronounced first-floor
band with hollow-moulding to base and ogee-moulding to top. C20 modillion
cornice replacing cornice of scalloped brickwork. M-shaped roof, the kneelers
and gable coping renewed. Left return: C20 French window to right; 8-pane
sashes in gables; others 16-pane sashes. Stacks rise from roof valley. Right
return: C20 entrance, replacing original kitchen door; C20 single-storey exten-
sion to rear right not of special interest. Interior: original front door gave
onto central hall, with deep bolection mouldings to softwood fireplace and door-
way to parlour to left, oak archway with bolection frieze and keystone to rear
stairs hall; parlour has oak bolection wall panelling and matching oak bolection
chimneypiece with C18 Carron cast-iron grate, with overmantel and flanking
2-panel doors with H-hinges; open-well staircase in oak with thick turned
balusters with bulb on ball, knob pendant finials and acanthus scroll on console
on bottom newel; first-floor room to front left has deep bolection fireplace
matching that in hall; staircase to second floor has splat balusters; roof
trusses are collared principal rafter, and the timbers have been reused. The
internal fittings in this house are of unusually high quality.
Listing NGR: SE4977476721
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Source: English Heritage
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