THE LONG GALLERY ABOUT 30 YARDS NORTH-WEST OF HANBURY HALL AND ATTACHED WALL TO SOUTH-EAST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1081234
Date first listed:
14-Mar-1969
Statutory Address:
THE LONG GALLERY ABOUT 30 YARDS NORTH-WEST OF HANBURY HALL AND ATTACHED WALL TO SOUTH-EAST, SCHOOL ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE LONG GALLERY ABOUT 30 YARDS NORTH-WEST OF HANBURY HALL AND ATTACHED WALL TO SOUTH-EAST, SCHOOL ROAD

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

County:
Worcestershire
District:
Wychavon (District Authority)
Parish:
Hanbury
National Grid Reference:
SO 94358 63757

Details

HANBURY CP SCHOOL ROAD (north side) SO 96 SW 3/125 (11/2(B)) The Long Gallery about 30 yards north-west 14.3.69 of Hanbury Hall and attached wall to south-east GV II*

The Long Gallery and attached wall. c1701 with mid-C19 alterations. Red brick in Flemish bond; hipped plain tiled roof. L-plan; main part of seven bays aligned north-west/south-east with single-bay north-east return; external chimney with off-sets at rear and in angle of return. Single storey and base- ment with 2-course band between levels; modillion eaves cornice to front, brick dentilled eaves cornice at rear. Queen Anne style. Main south-east elevation: seven sash windows, all 18-pane with thick glazing bars, moulded architraves and gauged flat heads; basement has six irregularly-spaced casements and a half- glazed door with a cambered head; entrance at south-east end has three C19 pointed brick arches, the outer two having pierced brick infill in lower part with a sandstone coping; two flights of steps lead up to the central entrance arch and porch within which are fitted side benches. Interior: panelled to shoulder height; two Jacobean overmantels in main part; one is constructed from church woodwork, carved with the symbols of the Passion and frames a funerary hatchment with the three Vernon wheatsheaves; the other is divided into three compartments by Caryatids and is crowned by a frieze of fruit, flowers and strap- work; at the centre are carved the Prince of Wales' feathers and, beneath the figures, a fleur-de-lis, rose, thistle and pear; it was moved to the Long Gallery from the Parlour and is believed to have originally come from Tickenhill House, Bewdley. The Study in the north-east return is also panelled. A dairy in the basement has walls covered with glazed ceramic tiles. The attached wall links the Long Gallery to the south-west of the house; brick with sandstone coping; about 30 yards long and 20 feet high; south-west side has blocked open- ings with cambered heads; north-east side has four recessed rectangular panels. At the south-east end is a half-glazed door with a cambered head. (VCH 3 (ii) p 373; BoE, p 186; Hanbury Hall, The National Trust Official Guide- book, 1981, p 26; Country Life xxxix, p 502; LXLiii, p 18, 16; Gardens X p 368).

Listing NGR: SO9435863757

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
147801
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hanbury Hall, (1981), 26
Doubleday, AH, Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Worcester, (1913), 373
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Worcestershire, (1968), 186
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 10, (1901), 368
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 143, (1968), 16 18
'Country Life' in Country Life, , Vol. 34, (), 502
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 20 Hereford and Worcester,

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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Date: 05 Jun 2006
Reference: IOE01/15702/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Burrows. Source Historic England Archive
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