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Description: Gateway to Hooton Pagnell Hall Including Wall on Right of Driveway and Roadside Wall Linking to Gard
Date Listed: 11 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 334523
OS Grid Reference: SE4852307860
OS Grid Coordinates: 448523, 407860
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5651, -1.2688
SE4807 HOOTON PAGNELL HOOTON PAGNELL HALL
11/102 Entrance gateway to
Hooton Pagnell Hall
including wall on right
of driveway and roadside
wall linking to garden
Gateway with attached walls and garden cloakroom. Dated 1914-1920. By Granville
Streatfeild for Sarah Julia Warde-Aldam. Snecked dressed limestone, Cotswold
stone slate roofs. Entrance gateway with wing walls and turrets, attached wall
at right angles on right of drive through arch, roadside wall continues to right
and terminates at gateway beyond attached garden cloakroom. In Arts and Crafts
style. Main entrance: chamfered plinth. Moulded segmental archway with oak doors,
corbel table, ashlar coping. Flanking piers break forward and have cornices and
pyramidal roofs with lead finials. Angled wing walls; square turret on left has
segmental arch to pedestrian entrance with pointed arch to doorway within, ogee-
headed lst-floor window, pyramidal roof with finial; octagonal turret on right has
paired ogee-headed windows to 1st floor and hipped roof with finial. Plaque in
ground-floor room (to rear) states:
"THIS WALL AND GATEWAY / WERE ERECTED BY / SARAH JULIA WARDE-ALDAM / BY HER HEAD
MASON "/ GEORGE HENRY OATES / 1914 to 1920".
Wall through arch has Tudor-arched doorway with hoodmould and intermediate piers;
attached polygonal section of wall on south side incorporates fragments of old
masonry from the Hall. Roadside wall continues to right of octagonal tower with
step down to lower middle level. Small garden cloakroom at south end backs onto
wall and has piers flanking 2 leaded lights in oak frames, corniced wall has ball
finials. Wall to right has 2, quoined, Tudor-arched openings, matching doorway
beyond with decorative iron hinges.
Related plans in estate office carry the names G. E. S. STREATFEILD and
F. L. ATWELL and dates 1914-1923.
Listing NGR: SE4852407860
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Source: English Heritage
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