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Description: Tyringham Hall
Date Listed: 3 March 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 351116
OS Grid Reference: SP8557246909
OS Grid Coordinates: 485572, 246909
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1139, -0.7518
SP 84 NE TYRINGHAM WITH FILGRAVE TYRINGHAM
5/208 Tyringham Hall
Country House now a clinic,1793-7 by Soane for William Praed.
Altered 1909 by G.F.Rees for F.Konig. Ashlar stone, slate mansard-roof
with dormers and copper dome of 1909, balustraded parapet with urn
finials over portico, dentil cornice. Two storeys, with attic and
basement. Stone slightly rusticated on ground floor, white stone strings
etc, reeded 1st floor band, very narrow recessed band joining heads
of first floor windows, ground floor windows with deep panelled cills.
Entrance front has 7 bays, the 3 centre in segmental bow with 4 giant
Doric columns in antis with wall pilasters, entablature and cornice
in line with rest of house. Glazed door in centre approached by
segmental stone steps and flanked by stone sphinxes. At outer corners
of front are coupled giant pilasters supporting projecting section
of entablature, 2 bays either side of bow. All windows are sashes
with a band of Greek key pattern below 1st floor windows. To the right
lower 2-storey service wing, mainly refaced in ashlar stone 1909;
11 bays, balustraded parapet; left hand flank elevation of four bays,
similar design and unaltered. Garden front of 7 bays the 3 centre in
a segmental bow with attic storey added 1909 with pilasters, cornice,
balustraded parapet and urns. Central glazed door in baroque, stone
doorcase of 1909. Basement concealed by balustraded parapet surrounding
house. Garden front of service wing refaced in ashlar stone 1909.
2 storeys. 11 bays, balustraded parapet. This wing contains an open
courtyard entered through arch with pediment over in the north-east
elevation. Modern swimming pool attached is not of interest.
Interior: All main rooms completely altered 1909 in French style.
Imitation stone entrance hall and main staircase. On the first floor
the shallow domed ceilings of Soane's original design survive at the
intersection of the corridors, and some of Soanes simple joinery
details on the attic floor.
Listing NGR: SP8557246909
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