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Description: Thorp Perrow Hall
Date Listed: 22 August 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 333603
OS Grid Reference: SE2621785437
OS Grid Coordinates: 426217, 485437
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2639, -1.5990
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SNAPE WITH THORPE
SE 28 NE
4/94 Thorp Perrow Hall
Large house. Early C18 encased c1800. Later work by John Foss, alterations
by Walter Brierley. Rubble stone, ashlar and cement rendering. Graduated
stone slate roof. 1, 2 and 3 storeys, 11 x 5 bays. Main front: central 9
bays of 3 storeys with 2-storey end bays breaking forward with left and
right returns: 1:3:1 bays, central bays bowed. Sashes with glazing bars in
ashlar surrounds. Cornice and parapet as front. Front: 9 central bays:
double 6-panel doors with plain pilasters and moulded archivolt in later C19
1-storey Ionic portico, quatrestyle in antis. Above door, tripartite sash
window with pilasters and columns supporting entablature with swagged frieze
and triangular pediment. 1st- and 2nd- floor bands. Sashes with glazing
bars to ground and 1st floors, 6-pane sashes to 2nd-floor all in ashlar
architraves. End bays each have a Venetian window to ground floor in arched
recess with fan-reeded head, the pillars with reeded capitals supporting
entablature with animal heads and swags on frieze. On 1st floor a
tripartite window with central sashes with glazing bars, pillars supporting
frieze with paterae and cornice. Central 3-bay pediment with coat of arms.
Cornice and parapet. Hipped roof with ridge stacks. Rear: Venetian stair
window with pilasters frieze and cornice. Lower 1-storey wing to right with
central round-headed board door. Stone surround of plinths, pilasters,
consoles with paterae, reeded frieze, cornice and triangular pediment.
Interior: ballroom at east of house has good plasterwork in the style of
James Wyatt. Imperial staircase with wrought-iron balusters. Splat
balusters to back stair to earlier house. Some bedrooms have panelling and
fireplaces of c1715
Listing NGR: SE2621785437
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Source: English Heritage
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