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Loversall Hall, Loversall

Description: Loversall Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 334823

OS Grid Reference: SK5762498608
OS Grid Coordinates: 457624, 398608
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4811, -1.1331

Location: Rake's Lane, Loversall, Doncaster DN11 9DD

Locality: Loversall
County: Doncaster
Country: England
Postcode: DN11 9DD

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Listing Text


5/49 Loversall Hall

Small country house now offices. 1811 (dated rainwater heads). Ashlar
magnesian limestone, Welsh slate roofs. 2-storey, 7x2-bay front range with
main staircase in parallel wing to rear continued by lower 2-storey service
quarters having cross-wing and attached outbuildings set around rear yard.
Symmetrical front has rectangular steps to central tripartite doorway with
panelled double doors and 4-pane overlight flanked by 8-pane sashes set
between Doric half-columns and pilasters; plain frieze and cornice. Ground-
floor sill band links sashes with glazing bars under flat arches 1st floor:
band; central tripartite window with sill blocks, sunken-panelled mullions
and light cornice; other bays have projecting sills to sashes as ground
floor. Modillioned eaves cornice and blocking course to hipped roof having
corniced ridge stacks each side of the central bay. Left return: 2 bays as
front; set back on left are cellar steps beneath a Venetian stair window
having fluted archivolt; 2 rainwater heads dated '1811'. Right return: as
front but blind; wing set back on right has an 18-pane treble sash an left of
an unequally-hung 15-pane sash; 2 sashes with glazing bars to 1st floor,
blind attic windows. Service wing: round-headed stair window with fluted
archivolt (on left return); cross-wing of service quarters has tripartite
windows (on right return), Imperial fire insurance plaque (on rear, facing
yard) and hipped roof.
Interior: entrance hall has corniced doorcases, cast-iron firebasket in
marble surround and ceiling cornice with anthemion motifs, Front-left room:
fireplace with half columns, cornice as hall. Front-right room: wooden
fireplace, cornice as hall, ceiling feature Dining room to rear: original
buffet and shelving recesses with finely-ribbed wooden surrounds to round
arches with lion's-head emblems; iron firebasket in marble surround. Stair
hall: cantilevered stone staircase with Regency style iron balustrade and
wooden handrail.

Listing NGR: SK5762498608

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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