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Barkby Hall, Beeby Road, Barkby (Grade II)

Geo: 52.6825, -1.0587
Date ListedMon 9th July, 1951
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressBarkby Hall Beeby Road Barkby LE7 3QB
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK6373409835
LBS189467
Volume, Map, Item285, 6, 1
ParishBarkby
WardQueniborough
Conservation AreaBarkby
DescriptionHall, c1810. Cement rendered over brick. 3 storeys, 8 bays with central ashlar porch with door flanked by sash windows with pilasters and entablature. Balustrade above with shield of Pochin arms in panel. Outer sash windows, cornice and blocking course with panelled emphasis to centre. One storey wing at end with canted bay window and parapet. South elevation similar, of 7 bays. Inside most features are of simple Regency character, including dining room, drawing room and library chimney pieces, the latter inlaid with Blue John. The main staircase is in the style of Wyatt and on a particularly grand scale; a main flight rises from the centre of the hall and divides into 2 halves which return up along the side walls. Stone treads are ornate metal balustrading of trellis pattern with chain link swags beneath hand rail. 4-sided top light with semi-circular windows, domed ceiling. Barkby Hall has been the property and seat of the Pochin family since 1604.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.

Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.

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