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Description: Cowling Hall and Wing
Date Listed: 22 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 333564
OS Grid Reference: SE2374787706
OS Grid Coordinates: 423747, 487706
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2844, -1.6367
BURRILL WITH COWLING COWLING LANE
SE 28 NW
3/56 Cowling Hall and Wing (formerly
listed under Cowling Hall
22.8.66 including long outbuilding
adjoining Cowling Hall)
2 houses. C12, C17 and early C18. Brick rendered, rubblestone and ashlar.
Pantile and stone slate roofs. The Hall: 2 storeys, 5 bays with 3 storey, 1
bay block to left. Main range: plinth, stone quoins, central bay breaks
forward with stone quoins. 3 steps lead to 8-panel door with rusticated
Doric stone surround with pilasters on plinths, frieze with triglyphs and
cornice above; central 1st-floor window rises from cornice and has stone
surround with consoles, frieze and triangular pediment. Flanking both the
door and window are narrow 8-pane sashes with stone cills and double
keystones. The 2 outer bays to either side have sashes with glazing bars
with stone cills and double keystones. Block to left has 2 4-pane C20
sashes to ground floor and a tripartite sash with glazing bars and stone
cill to lst and 2nd floors. Above is a stone band and parapet quoined to
left. This bay is possibly part of an earlier pele tower. Pantile roof
hipped to left with shaped kneeler to left and right. Stone coping to
right. Garden front similar but without the narrow sashes in the central
bay, blocked mullioned cellar windows to plinth and a small 6-pane window
above 1st floor to each side between the outer bays, one of them blind.
Interior: main staircase has balusters alternatively of fluted column-on-
vase type and barleysugar-on-vase type. The back stair in the earlier bay
is dog leg with splat balusters. Remnants of early C18 panelling in Hall.
Wing to west of Hall: 2 storeys, 6 bays. The half nearest the Hall is C12,
the other half of C17. Board door in pointed-arch surround with moulded
jambs and arched cusped light with transom above. Other windows are C20 16-
pane sashes. 1st floor: bays 1, 2 and 6 have earlier quoined surrounds;
sundial to left. Stone coping with graduated stone slate roof. Left gable
end has 3-light stone mullioned window to the 1st floor with a cornice
dripmould supported on flattened corbels. Interior: half-timbered wall to
right of arched doorway; pieces of C17 plastering in south bedroom. Roof
bosses of a rose and head of James I in other bedrooms.
Listing NGR: SE2374787706
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Source: English Heritage
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