Burton Hall, Hall Drive, Burton on the Wolds (Grade II)

Geo: 52.7831, -1.1265
Date ListedThu 15th March, 1984
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressBurton Hall Melton Road Burton on the Wolds LE12 5AD
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK5901320968
Volume, Map, Item87, 1, 27
ParishBurton on the Wolds
WardThe Wolds

Hall, late C18 - mid C19. 3 Storeys with low pitched roof. Cement rendered. Externally very plain, with small openings for sash windows. Entrance front much altered, main block forming a shallow L plan, filled in with single storey portion of c1930, and a projecting entrance hall with shallow porch on 4 Tuscan columns. Door has reeded case and an overlight. The only other ornamentation is a moulded eaves cornice. Garden front in 3 parts, to the left, 2 bays, then a single bay projection, then a further 3 bays project. To the right of these, a single storey wing with 2 canted bay windows.
Attached outbuildings include a tiled octagonal and domed dairy and a small gothic chapel now derelict and roofless. Interior is much altered but some rooms, e.g. ante room, drawing room and dining room on ground floor retain their original character with Greek motifs on plaster cornices of 1820s-30s, doorcases and fireplaces.

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.