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South Lakeland (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 28242 71048


ALDINGHAM SD 27 SE 19/7 Aldingham Hall A5087 (off east side) 8.3.85 G.V. II

Large house. 1846-50 by Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt for the Reverend John Stonard; bequeathed to his butler and left unfinished. Later additions and alterations. Rough-dressed squared, coursed rubble on moulded plinth; dressed stone buttresses and details. Graduated slate roofs with moulded copings to gables and parapets; tower embattled. Perpendicular style; service courtyard to rear of house. Mainly 2 storeys with central 3-stage tower. Symmetrical 5-bay garden elevation (1:3:1). Single-storey gabled porch to north return has architraves with 4-centred heads; glazed inner door. Garden elevation: Traceried windows under hoodmoulds; 1st floor windows have central finials carried up above parapet. Wing to either side has canted bay to ground floor between full-height polygonal clasping buttresses with conical terminations. Stone paired octagonal chimneys. Interior: Panelled doors with Perpendicular traceried decoration and 4-centred heads. Beamed ceilings with foliate bosses; main ground-floor room has massive moulded beams with pendant busses. 2 tall 4-centred arches separate hall from oak well staircase in tower; very ornate closed-string stair has pierced trilobe panels and embattled octagonal newels. Stair-well lit by grisaille glass windows; painted wooden ceiling. Some original marble fireplace surrounds.

Listing NGR: SD2824271048


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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: 13 Sep 1999
Reference: IOE01/01661/10
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