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LONGFORD HALL AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL

List Entry Summary

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

Name: LONGFORD HALL AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL

List entry Number: 1109787

Location

LONGFORD HALL AND ATTACHED GARDEN WALL, LONG LANE

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

County: Derbyshire

District: Derbyshire Dales

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Longford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 13-Jun-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Jul-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 81255

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History

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Details

SK 23 NW PARISH OF LONGFORD LONG LANE 6/25 (North Side) 13.6.67 Longford Hall and attached garden wall (formerly listed as 'The Hall') GV II* Country house. Built in the late C16 for the de Longford family, and altered in early C18 by the Coke family, who had inherited in c1620. The house was burnt out in 1942 and restored from c1960 onwards. Red brick with stone and gauged brick dressings, stone quoins, brick plinth with stone copings, first and second floor plain stone bands and moulded stone eaves cornice. Balustraded parapets with plain stone piers, topped by ball finials and urns to the corners, behind which the roof is hidden; having been rebuilt at third storey level after the fire. South front has four large external C16, quoined brick stacks, topped by octagonal brick pots with stone bands and cornices. Originally H-plan, now the western half of north range has been demolished. 15 bay south front, three storeys but top storey now only a facade. South elevation has five groups of three windows, separated by the four stacks. Ground floor has two groups of three glazing bar sashes with stack between to west and single- glazing bar sashes either side of glazed door to two eastern groups, central group has two glazing bar sashes to west and a similar glazed door to east. Above, 15 glazing bar sashes Both these and the ground floor openings are all set in the flush stone surrounds of the original mullioned and transomed windows. Above again 15 blocked early C18 windows with gauged brick, flat arches and double stone keystones. Immediately over, a triglyphed frieze,with decorative circles flanked by flowers on the front of the stacks and to centre of the facade. West gable wall of south range has two storey balustraded C19 bay window, with 3-light cross windows to south, and moulded doorcase, possibly with original open scrolled pediment to top, to north. Above to north, a 2-light-recessed cross window with relieving arch over, and above again, two 2-light recessed mullion windows, now blocked. East facades of north and south ranges have three bays of glazing bar sashes with blocked windows over, similar to south facade. Central single storey wing has been almost completely rebuilt and has three central advanced bays with quoined pilaster strips, flanked by single bays, each with tripartite glazing bar sash in quoined surround. Similar windows to central side bays, whilst central,narrower, bay has only single glazing bar sash. Balustraded parapet over,with stone piers topped by ball finials. Central bay originally had stone porch which has been removed to rear of south range, and has quoined doorcase with pilaster strips to sides, over which is a moulded cornice and scrolled pedimented parapet with ostrich in laurel leaf circle carved to centre, and pilasters to sides. North range,side facades are much altered and the interior a gutted shell. All fenestration glazing bar sashes. Attached to north-east corner is a high, brick C18 garden wall with flat stone copings and large semi-circular headed niches to east side, Interior of house completely rebuilt after the fire, except for C16 panelling in dining room with strapwork frieze to top.

Listing NGR: SK2150538249

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National Grid Reference: SK 21505 38249

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