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Description: Quorn Hall
Date Listed: 9 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 404851
OS Grid Reference: SK5676617013
OS Grid Coordinates: 456766, 317013
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7478, -1.1605
SK 51 NE MEYNELL ROAD (North Side)
9.7.51 Quorn Hall
Country House. c1680, with 3rd storey of late C18, and much altered
and added to C19 and C20. Red brick with pediment and slate roof with
brick stacks. 3 storeys of 5 sashes, mainly 6/6 and 1/1. C19 canted
bay;entrance porch to left. Inside there is a good main staircase of
c1680, well plan, with heavy strings and handrail and barley sugar twist
balusters. Fine ceilings over with wire work wreaths of leaves, etc.
in centre and with a swagged cornice (similar to that at Newbold Verdon
Hall, Leicester). A room at top of back stairs (also partly c1680) has
bolection moulded panelling and a fireplace with Delft tiles (now boarded
1983). Built for a branch of the Farnham family. Pevsner.
Listing NGR: SK5676617013
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Source: English Heritage
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