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Description: Nether Hall
Date Listed: 18 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 335069
OS Grid Reference: SE5781103608
OS Grid Coordinates: 457811, 403608
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5260, -1.1294
TOWN OF DONCASTER NETHER HALL ROAD
SE 50 SE (North Side)
3/73 Nether Hall
House, now offices. Early -mid C18, with early C19 alterations and large C20
additions. Stucco with painted ashlar dressings and graduated Westmorland slate
roof. Originally L-plan, main range with central hallway entrance. Two storeys
with attics, 5 bays 2:1:2, with 9 bay right return, C20 block to left of main facade
of no special interest. Main facade has plinth and rusticated quoins. Steps to
wide 4 coloured Doric portico with tuscan trigylphed frieze with guttae and
modillioned cornice; entrance behind, has to original central doorcase in raised
surround with ovolo moulded inner edge double panel-led doors and plain overlight,
flanked by narrow small pane windows with projecting sills, and ionic pilaters.
To either side there are two unequally hung 15 pane sahses in raised surrounds
with ovolo moulded inner edges. Above four similar windows and centre tripartite
window with 20 and 10 pane shases in similar surround. All windows with inserted
stone sills. Substantial moulded stone cornice, slightly projecting over the
quoins. Ripped roof. Three roof dormers with sashes. Brick ridge stack and side
wall stack to left. Right return has projecting two storey canted bay window to
left, three central bays and projecting early -mid C18 3 bay wing to right, with
rusticated quoins. Canted bay has unequally hung 15 pane sahses with projecting
sills to each face and floor. Central bays have 3 C20 casements to ground floor
and one 10 pane and two different sized 15 pane sashes to first floor. Earlier
wing has C20 casement and door to ground floor and above 3 C20 windows in early
C18 raised surrounds with keystone bead moulded inner edges and moulded sills.
Rear elevation of this early wing has rusticated quoins and moulded cornice which
slightly projects over the quoins. No original openings. Interior has fine hall
with dado panelling, screen of Ionic column in antis, raised and fielded panelled
doors in architraves with pulvinated friezes to cornices above. To rear is a
magnificent imperial staircase with barley twist on vase balusters, ramped moulded
handrail, panelled cheekpieces and panelled dado to opposite wall. Landing has
Ionic columned screens to sides of staircase, possibly early C20, also pedimented
doorcase to front room. Council chamber to rear wing has good early C20 panelling
and domed ceiling light.
Listing NGR: SE5781103608
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Source: English Heritage
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