Baggrave Hall

Date:
28 Sep 2000
Location:
Baggrave Hall, Hungarton, Harborough, Leicestershire
Reference:
IOE01/00111/20
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

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 2 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

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Rawson_P J IOE Records for Rawson, P J; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr P J Rawson. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Rawson, P J

Rights Holder: Rawson, P J

Keywords

Ashlar, Brick, Forest Stone (Leicestershire), Slate, Stone, Medieval Counting House, Tudor Domestic, Elizabethan House, Dwelling