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Description: Little Glemham Hall
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 405607
OS Grid Reference: TM3464559144
OS Grid Coordinates: 634645, 259144
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1806, 1.4308
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TM 35 NW LT. GLEMHAM
3/66 Little Glemham Hall 1
Mansion. Original house C16, for Sir Henry Glemham; extensively re-modelled
early C18 for Dudley North; dated 1717 on several rain water heads. Red brick,
with brighter red brick dressings; roof not visible. 2 storeys and attic.
Symmetrical main front with projecting wings and central porch; 11 window
range, 2:7:2, tall sashes with glazing bars in flush frames, flat brick arches
with keystones; brick band at first floor level, moulded stone string course at
second floor level, parapet; brick pilasters to central first floor bay. Single
storey brick porch with brick pilasters, wooden entablature and wrought iron
balcony; semi-circular arched entrance, panelled reveals with cornice, twin 4-
panel fielded doors. To left and right of the 2 windows either side of porch
are 2 C16 Tuscan pilasters, with traces of Ionic pilasters above them at first
floor level; this is all that remains of the decoration of the old house. West
facade with 9 window range, 3:3:3, the centre bays set forwards. South facade
with range of C16 straight-sided attic gables, with 2-light and 3-light stone
mullion windows with diamond leaded panes; one C16 cross window; painted
sundial dated 'D:N 1769'. 2 further C16 gables to east facade. Interior with
fully panelled hall with very fine early C18 screen of 4 fluted wooden
Corinthian columns; arched entrance to staircase lobby; main staircase of oak,
3 flights, twisted balusters (3 per tread), carved ends to treads, newels in
form of Corinthian columns to match the hall screen; one first floor room on
east side with C16 panelling, several other rooms with early C18 panelling.
Country Life 1.1.1910 (pp.18-26).
Listing NGR: TM3464559144
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Source: English Heritage
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