ORLINGBURY HALL AND ATTACHED WALL AND OUTBUILDINGS TO NORTH EAST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1040668
Date first listed:
28-May-1954
Date of most recent amendment:
13-May-1986
Statutory Address:
ORLINGBURY HALL AND ATTACHED WALL AND OUTBUILDINGS TO NORTH EAST, THE GREEN

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Location

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

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

County:
Northamptonshire
District:
Wellingborough (District Authority)
Parish:
Orlingbury
National Grid Reference:
SP 86118 72174

Details

SP8672 13/283 28/05/54

ORLINGBURY THE GREEN (South side) Orlingbury Hall and attached 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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
233567
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gotch, J A , Squires Homes and Other Old Buildings of Northamptonshire, (1939), 22
Pevsner, N, Cherry, B, The Buildings of England: Northamptonshire, (1973), 361

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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