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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: THE HALL (NUMBER 1, TOWN'S LANE)

List Entry Number: 1075059

Location

THE HALL (NUMBER 1, TOWN'S LANE), CHAPEL LANE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Leicestershire
District: Melton
District Type: District Authority
Parish: Eaton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 14-Jul-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Feb-1992


Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 190161


Asset Groupings

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List Entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

In the entry for

SK 7726-7826 CROXTON KERRIAL CHAPEL LANE
(west side)
33/381 Goadby Marwood
14.7.53 The Hall

GV II*

The address shall be amended to read

SK 7726-7826 CROXTON KERRIAL CHAPEL LANE
(west side)
33/381 Goadby Marwood
14.7.53 The Hall (No 1, Town's
Lane)

GV II*

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SK 7726-7826 EATON CHAPEL LANE
(West side)
Goadby Marwood
33/381 The Hall
14.7.53

GV II*

Country House. C17 house remodelled mid C18 (rainwater heads dated 1750)
possibly by Francis Smith of Warwick. Coursed ironstone. Visible roofs of
Collyweston stone slate. South front is C18 addition. Palladian. 9 bays
in 2½ storeys, the centre 5 recessed. Of these the centre 3 are under open
pediment within the attic storey carried on engaged Roman Doric columns
with block entablatures. Central projecting pedimented porch on 2 Roman
Doric columns. Fenestration of sashes with glazing bars with plastered
surrounds. 2 projecting end blocks of 2 bays each form modest pavilions,
also with sashes with glazing bars and plastered surrounds. Over second
storey a moulded cornice links pavilions via main recessed centre.
Parapets conceal roof. Limestone stacks rise asymmetrically. Rear, north,
side of 3 storeys in 7 bays. Panelled door set in sixth bay from left
under hipped porch on brackets. Fenestration of sashes with glazing bars,
mostly renewed early C19. In centre bay and raised up is a Venetian
staircase window with Ionic detailing. Deep timber eaves cornice below
gabled roof. 4 limestone ridge stacks, the outer 2 at gable ends. Large
2-storey service range attached to west side: ironstone with Collyweston
slate roofs, late C19 sashes with glazing bars and square ironstone stacks
at intervals. Interior. In south side is central 2 storey saloon entered
from hall to north via shouldered doorway below segmental pediment. Under
pediment is a coffered arch. Doors to east and west of saloon also
shouldered. Windows have scrolled bracket architraves supporting
pediments. Giant ionic pilasters rise to moulded cornice running in front
of upper windows. Plaster ceiling with restrained pattern of decorated
ovals. Dining room with large-framed Cl8 panelling, sitting room with
earlier C18 small-framed panelling. Room to east of staircase retains C17
small-framed, masons' mitre panelling. Closed string staircase with carved
tread ends. Turned balusters to lower flight, plain balusters to upper
flights.


Listing NGR: SK7792826430


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Map

National Grid Reference: SK 77928 26430


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