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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: UFFORD HALL

List entry Number: 1357128

Location

UFFORD HALL, MAIN STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
City of PeterboroughUnitary AuthorityUfford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1962

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 50434

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Summary of Building

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History

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Details

1. 5141 UFFORD MAIN STREET (west side) Ufford Hall TF 0904 40/642 19.3.62 I GV 2. Built in 1734 by George Manners one of the younger sons of the Dukes of Rutland. Architect unknown. Rainwater head dated 1751. Traditionally said to be on site of Uphall which was known as the manor of Ufford in C15 and C16. It is a mansion now divided into flats. West garden front: ashlar with rusticated quoins. 2:1:3:1:2 bays. Centre 5 bays 3 storeys, the centre 3 bays pedimented and rusticated to ground and first floors. Cornice over first floor with balustrade over. Flanking 2 storey 2 bay wings. Sashes with glazing bars in moulded stone architraves, some with keyblocks, central doorway with voussoired flat arch and ornately traceried rectangular fanlight, and glazed door. Entrance front facing the road to the east: rusticated quoins, dentilled cornice and blocking course. Three storeys and basement, 3 bays ground and first floor project with splayed angles and a splayed central 2 storey and attic stair tower at the centre with pedimented porch with Tuscan columns and semi-circular fanlight and a round arched first floor window with lunette above. Flanking 2 storey and basement 2 bay wings. Slate hipped roofs. Ashlar stacks, panelled and with cornices. Interiors although divided into flats the principal rooms remain intact. Drawing room and dining room in the wings have good C18 marble chimney pieces. Hall has plaster ceiling with running vine decoration and frieze. Cantilevered geometric staircase in centre bay at front, C19 cast iron balusters. VCH Northants Vol II.

Listing NGR: TF0930404339

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Ryland, W, Adkins, D, Sejeantson, R, The Victoria History of the County of Northampton, (1906)

National Grid Reference: TF 09304 04339

Map


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