Beaumanor Hall, Woodhouse (Grade II*)

Geo: 52.7361, -1.2050
Date ListedTue 21st March, 1972
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressBeaumanor Hall Beaumanor Park Woodhouse LE12 8TX
GradeGrade II*
Grid ReferenceSK5377915685
Volume, Map, Item286, 1, 137
WardForest Bradgate

Mansion of 1842-53 by William Railton for W Perry Herrick. Red brick in Jacobean style of highest quality workmanship outside and in. Stone dressings, plinth, band, frieze and dentilled cornice, and parapet coping. Carved and pierced stone balustrade panels in part as well as urns between stone coped Dutch gables. Plain tile roof and tall brick stacks in clusters of several flues with partly carved stone bases, banding and tops. Two storeys and attic of mullion and transom sash windows with stone surrounds and architraves. Symmetrical entrance front of three large gables, the central projecting slightly. Here a round arched doorway with rusticated stone surround. The keystone is the pendant of half round stone oriel window above. A 3 light both floors either side and a 5 light with 4 light above in side gables. A 2 light in attics. Five stone steps lead up to pair of richly carved oak doors. Subsidiary range to right of 3

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.