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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: ORLINGBURY HALL AND ATTACHED WALL AND OUTBUILDINGS TO NORTH EAST

List entry Number: 1040668

Location

ORLINGBURY HALL AND ATTACHED WALL AND OUTBUILDINGS TO NORTH EAST, THE GREEN

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

County District District Type Parish
NorthamptonshireWellingboroughDistrict AuthorityOrlingbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 28-May-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 13-May-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 233567

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ORLINGBURY THE GREEN SP8672 (South side) 13/283 Orlingbury Hall and attached 28/05/54 wall and outbuildings to NE (Formerly listed as Orlingbury Hall)

GV II*

Country House. C16 origins mainly c.1700 for Richard Young. Lias and limestone ashlar with Collyweston slate roofs. Double-depth plan, 2 storeys with attic. Entrance front of 9-window range arranged 3:3:3 with 4 large pilasters between each with entablature with triglyph frieze. Central moulded stone-arch head doorcase with flight of steps has pilasters and pediment over. Sash windows with glazing bars have plain stone architraves. Plinth with four 2-light stone mullion windows. String course between floors. Rusticated quoins at corners. Ashlar gable parapets and 4 roof dormers with pediments. 2 lateral ashlar stacks rise above centre pilasters and ashlar stacks at ends. Late C18 2-window range to left is later with arch head Gothic window at ground floor and sashes at first floor; plain parapet. Elevation to right has 2-storey canted bay. Garden front to rear of entrance front C19 has central 2-storey canted bay. Late C18 wall and outbuildings attached to left of main front. Interior: entrance hall has Adam-style fireplace. Staircase may have some C18 balusters reset. (Buildings of England: Northamptonshire p.361; Squires Homes and other Old Buildings of Northamptonshire: J.A. Gotch p.22).

Listing NGR: SP8611872174

Selected Sources

  1. Book  Reference - Author: Gotch, J A - Title: Squires Homes and Other Old Buildings of Northamptonshire - Date: 1939 - Page References: 22
  2. Book  Reference - Author: Pevsner, N and Cherry, B - Title: The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire - Date: 1973 - Page References: 361

National Grid Reference: SP 86118 72174

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