This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
REEDNESS MAIN STREET SE 72 SE (north side) 5/33 Reedness Hall 14.2.67 GV II House. Mid C18; renovations of c1980. Brick in English bond. Welsh slate roof to front, pantiles to rear. Approximately square on plan; double-depth with 2-room central entrance-hall south front and twin single-room wings to rear. 2 storeys with attic, 5 bays; symmetrical. Plinth. 2 stone steps to doorcase with plain frieze and moulded pediment, 6-fielded-panel door and 3- pane overlight in reveal. Slightly-recessed C20 12-pane sashes in flush wooden architraves with sills and rubbed-brick flat arches. Stepped and cogged brick eaves cornice. Stone-coped gables with shaped kneelers.
Corniced end stacks. Interior. Fielded-panelled dado to entrance hall; good open well staircase, panelled below, with ramped corniced handrail, pairs of column-on-vase balusters to each tread, projecting tread-ends and fielded-panel dado; coved cornice to stairhall; drawing room, ground floor right, has moulded cornice, moulded skirting, elliptical half-domed alcove with reeded pilasters and archivolt, and good later C18 composition chimney- piece with raised central panel in frieze bearing paterae and garlands; pilastered chimney-piece with moulded cornice to dining room, ground floor left; window seat with fielded panelling to rear right; moulded cornice and wooden pilastered chimney-piece to first floor left; first floor right has fine carved pine chimney-piece with festoons, paterae, etc, and fielded panelling beneath present wall covering: all main rooms were probably originally panelled. Panelled window shutters, fielded-and-beaded-panel doors in architraves and panelled reveals to main rooms.
Listing NGR: SE7924823284
© Mrs Janet Roworth. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Roworth, Janet
Rights Holder: Roworth, Janet
Brick, Pantile, Welsh Slate, Georgian House, Monument (By Form), Domestic, Dwelling
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