SLADE HOOTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1151845
Date first listed:
29-Mar-1968
Statutory Address:
SLADE HOOTON HALL

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Location

Statutory Address:
SLADE HOOTON HALL

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

District:
Rotherham (Metropolitan Authority)
Parish:
Laughton-en-le-Morthen
National Grid Reference:
SK 52420 89240

Details

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 08/02/2016

SK 58 NW, 7/124

LAUGHTON-EN-LE-MORTHEN, SLADE HOOTON, Slade Hooton Hall

(Parish formerly listed as: Thurcroft)

29.03.68

GV

II*

Small country house. Dated 1698. For John Mirfin. Coursed, squared limestone, Cornish slate roof. 2-storey and attics, 5 x 4 bays. Plinth, chamfered quoin strips. Central 6-panel door with 2-pane overlight in rusticated panel with shouldered and eared architrave, frieze panel with date and monogram (?); enriched cornice with egg-and-dart and acanthus motifs. Flanking sashes with glazing bars in raised ashlar surrounds. 1st floor: band; windows as ground floor, central window with sunken-panelled apron and architrave in panel as door. Acanthus-enriched cornice breaks forward over quoinstrips and beneath segmental pediment of central window having mask in tympanum. Hipped roof with side-facing dormers and brick- quoined side-ridge stacks of later date. Rear: two 2-light cellar windows in plinth; doorway to left of centre in raised ashlar surround with eared moulding, two cross windows to ground floor; double-transomed stair window flanked by sashes with glazing bars. Interior: doorway leads into front-right room with coving; front-left room with bolection-moulded fireplace, fielded wall panels and enriched cornice now decorated with C20 trompe-d'oeil work; kitchen to rear right has large, arched fireplace; rear-left room with bolection-moulded fireplace and fielded panelling. Hall has bolection-moulded door architraves and staircase with alternating spiral and plain square balusters, shaped handrail. 1st floor: stair landing has canvas panels in relief laurel-leaf borders; bolection-moulded fireplace to 1st floor front-left; raised architraved panels to room on front-right. Splat-balustered attic stair. Earliest classically-designed house of the region. A sketch by Samuel Buck includes the gatepiers and stable to rear (q.v.). Samuel Buck's Yorkshire Sketchbook, c1720, facsimile edition 1979, Wakefield Historical Society.



Listing NGR: SK5242089240

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
335999
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hall, I, Samuel Bucks Yorkshire Sketch Book, (1979)

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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