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Pitsford Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Pitsford, Northamptonshire

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Latitude: 52.3027 / 52°18'9"N

Longitude: -0.8908 / 0°53'26"W

OS Eastings: 475729

OS Northings: 267752

OS Grid: SP757677

Mapcode National: GBR BVH.PLT

Mapcode Global: VHDRS.HDX3

Entry Name: Pitsford Hall

Listing Date: 2 November 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067062

English Heritage Legacy ID: 360234

Location: Pitsford, Daventry, Northamptonshire, NN6

County: Northamptonshire

District: Daventry

Civil Parish: Pitsford

Built-Up Area: Pitsford

Traditional County: Northamptonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northamptonshire

Church of England Parish: Pitsford All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

(East side)
9/245 Pitsford Hall 1
- II

Country House, now Convent School. Late C18 by John Johnson. Squared coursed
lias with ashlar dressings and lead and slate roof. Double-depth plan with
pavilions. North front: 3 storeys, 7-window range of sashes and casements
with glazing bars and flat arched heads, centre 5 bays break forward with
canted bays. Central 2-storey porch and belvedere above of early C20; third
floor also dates from this period. Shallow pitched roof not visible. Left
pavilion: 2 storeys with attic, 3-window range of casements. Triple arcade
at ground floor. Gabled roof with moulded pediment and central occulus. The
right pavilion has been replaced by C20 extension. South front similar with
moulded wood doorcase with columns and pediment. Interior: Fine C18 staircase
to right of entrance with carved tread ends and wrought iron balustrade.
Entrance hall has screens with detached columns. Bolection moulded fire
surround in entrance hall and room to right of staircase. Ceilings to
entrance hall and 2 rooms to right of entrance have oval centres with
fruit and flower mouldings and moulded cornices. The C18 house has been
altered by adding a further storey in the early C20 to both north and
south fronts.
(Buildings of England : Northamptonshire, p.374).

Listing NGR: SP7572967751

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