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East Haddon Hall

A Grade I Listed Building in East Haddon, Northamptonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3088 / 52°18'31"N

Longitude: -1.0222 / 1°1'20"W

OS Eastings: 466759

OS Northings: 268306

OS Grid: SP667683

Mapcode National: GBR 9T0.6D7

Mapcode Global: VHDRQ.77FD

Entry Name: East Haddon Hall

Listing Date: 2 November 1954

Last Amended: 8 November 1984

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031915

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360133

Location: East Haddon, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN6

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: East Haddon

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: East Haddon and Holdenby St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

SP6668 EAST HADDON MAIN STREET
(North side)
18/144 East Haddon Hall
02/11/54 (Formerly listed as
East Haddon Hall (Girls
School) and Gateway)

- I

Country house. c.1780-1, for Sawbridge family. By John Johnson of Leicester,
builder: John Wagstaff. Limestone ashlar with lead and slate roof. Double
pile plan. 3 storeys; south front: 5-window range symmetrical with central
entrance having C19 porch. Tripartite sash above entrance with a blank
lunette above decorated with thin garlands. Similar panel decoration between
first- and second-floor windows. Other windows are sashes with glazing bars,
reducing at second floor. Rusticated ground floor. Central pediment at
parapet level. Hipped roof not visible. West and north fronts similar of
4- and 5-window range respectively, without central pediment, French doors
at ground floor on north elevation. East front modified C20 by removal of
C19 domestic wing. Interior: Double elliptical central staircase with wrought
iron balustrade and plasterwork panelling to walls. Entrance hall has
Rococo plasterwork ceiling with similar decoration over fireplace alcove.
Dining room on north front has Adam style ceiling with similar decoration
to walls and doorcases. The house is set in gardens laid out by Gertrude
Jekyll and Lutyens 1897, of which only fragments remain. (q.v. Sundial
approx 15m west of East Haddon Hall.)
(The Buildings of England : Northamptonshire, p.198).


Listing NGR: SP6675968306

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