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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: BAGGRAVE HALL

List entry Number: 1295080

Location

BAGGRAVE HALL

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

County District District Type Parish
LeicestershireHarboroughDistrict AuthorityHungarton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 190688

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History

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Details

HUNGARTON

SK 60 NE

2/26 Baggrave Hall 19.10.51

GV II*

Country house. Mid C18 with small section of C16, C17 wing and wing dated 1776. Ashlar with stone dressings and Swithland slate hipped roof with brick ridge stacks. 1776 wing of red brick. Entrance front of 2½ storeys of 7 6/6 sash windows. Moulded stone frames with aprons. Similar on ground floor. Section with central 3 windows projects slightly, has quoins and a pediment over, with moulded cornice. In the tympanum an oval bull's eye window with carved stone frame. Central stone doorcase up flight of steps. Moulded frame with pediment supported on carved consoles. Coat of arms in typanum. 6-panelled door. On the roof 2 6-pane hipped dormers. To the left the 1776 2 storey wing with wooden mullion and transom windows. Behind this a 3 storey half-octagonal C16 staircase bay with stone mullion windows. The right garden front is of 5 6/6 sashes with ground floor central doorway. 2 leaved part-glazed door. The moulded stone frame has a pediment supported on carved consoles. To rear are further sashes and a C17 wing with stone mullion windows. Inside are C18 staircase with slim balusters and on its wall and ceiling rococo style stucco work. In the Oak Room are panelling, overmantel and pedimented doorcases and in the Drawing Room mid C18 painted panelling and richly carved fireplace and overmantal in the Jacobean style. On rear of the wing a rainwater head with the initials B over AA, and dated 1776. Baggrave Hall was bought in the later C17 by John Edwyn. His grandson, also John, rebuilt it and his daughter carried the estate to the Burnaby family. White's Leicestershire and Rutland, 1846, and Pevsner, where plate 36 shows Drawing Room fireplace.

Listing NGR: SK6986109024

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Leicestershire and Rutland, (1960)
'Whites Directory' in Leicestershire and Rutland, (1846)
Other
Part 26 Leicestershire,

National Grid Reference: SK 69861 09024

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