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Queniborough Hall, Main Street, Queniborough (Grade II)

Geo: 52.7027, -1.0379
Date ListedTue 9th October, 1984
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressThe New Hall Main Street Queniborough LE7 3DA
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK6510512106
LBS189535
Volume, Map, Item285, 4, 67
ParishQueniborough
WardQueniborough
Conservation AreaQueniborough
DescriptionLarge House. Mostly of c1820, but possibly refronting an earlier building and with late C19 or early C20 additions. Stuccoed or rough cast rendered brickwork throughout, with Swithland slate roof. 2 storeyed. To the garden front, the older part is of 4 bays, the outer 2 projecting slightly. That to left has a canted bay window to ground floor with floor level lights, and a parapet. Above it, a low 16 light sash window, and over it, a blank recessed panel with incised key decoration. The right hand bay has a higher canted bay window to ground floor, and a deeper sash window above. Each of these outer bays has full height pilasters on the angles. Two central bays have floor level 15 light sashes to ground floor, 9 lights above. All windows have moulded lugged architraves. Deep plain entablature or parapet. One lower and reputedly earlier bay to left. Right hand section is c1900. 2 storeys, 3 bays. The left hand bay has a parapet decorated with ball finials, and contains a loggia to ground floor with 2 Tuscan columns behind which a doorway and mullioned window are recessed. 4 light stone mullioned window above. Central bay is a full height canted bay window beneath an embattled parapet, with 5 light mullions. Right hand bay has a 4 light stone mullioned window on each floor.*** The entrance front is largely late Victorian: 2 bays left of doorway have half timbered gables and the door itself is contained in a full height half timbered and jettied gabled porch. Double doors to ground floor and a long low wood mullioned light above. One round arched window to hall at each floor right of the porch in the earlier part of the house, then a hipped gabled projection and a later wing with 12 timbered gable and pent roofed extension to ground floor. Various casement and sash windows and decorative brick sill courses. Swithland slate roofs or pitch too low to be visible on garden front.

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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